Basic Site Details

Name: Multi-storey housing, Pomarium Street
City or county: Perth, Perthshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: '11-storey high block and an eight-storey block, giving 88 flats in all' per Builder 15 Feb 1957, p 344. This is part of the Pomarium Street redevelopment.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Housing  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Pomarium Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 615 February 1957 Scheme accepted'Housing Committee has approved the erection of two multi-storey flats' per Builder p 344
Item 2 of 610 May 1957 Plans prepared, construction not yet begun'plans in hand for one 11-storey and one 8-storey block of flats for the Pomarium Development Scheme' per Builder p882
Item 3 of 614 November 1958 Scheme accepted'TC approved contract for 205,090 for two multi-storey George Wimpey & Co., Ltd.' per Builder p847
Item 4 of 62 January 1959 Scheme accepted'TC agreed to erect two blocks of 11-storeys at the Pomarium-st. site. Building to begin early in 1959. One block will be 102 ft. high and include 22 two-apt. flats and 22 three-apt. The other block will contain 45 three-apt. flats.' per Builder p28
Item 5 of 623 January 1959 Scheme accepted'Dean of Guild Court approved plans for two multi-storey blocks of flats comprising 89 houses...Est. cost 198,000.' per Builder p209
Item 6 of 61960 Completion 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3John PenmanArchitect, EngineerA1957 Given by Builder 10 May 1957, p882
Item 2 of 3E V CollinsArchitectB19581960As architect for Wimpey. Given by 'Buildings of Scotland'.
Item 3 of 3George Wimpey Ltd, Scottish Division, Architects DepartmentArchitectural Department (New Towns etc)B19581960With E V Collins as architect


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John2007The Buildings of Scotland: Perth and Kinross Yale University Pressp628

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Builder15 February 1957  p344
Item 2 of 5Builder10 May 1957  p882
Item 3 of 5Builder14 November 1958  p847
Item 4 of 5Builder2 January 1959  p28
Item 5 of 5Builder23 January 1959  p209