Basic Site Details

Name: Indoor Swimming Pool
Town, district or village: Kirkcaldy
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 430 October 1959 Proposednew pool, est. cost 200,000 per Builder p558
Item 2 of 421 April 1961 Proposed200,000 swimming baths at international competition standard with tiered gallery for 1,000 spectators; restaurant seating 60 and cafeteria seating 40 also proposed per Builder p780
Item 3 of 419631964Build/constructionestimated start and completion dates for pool per Builder p780
Item 4 of 419691970Build/construction 


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 5Alison & Hutchison & PartnersArchitectural practiceA19691970listed as architects in 1961 per Builder p780
Item 2 of 5Douglas Hislop HerdArchitectA19691970 
Item 3 of 5George Gilroy GrahamArchitectA19691970 
Item 4 of 5Harry Horace Macdonald A19691970 
Item 5 of 5Robert Forbes HutchisonArchitectA1969 Gifford gives Hutchison as architect (not Alison & Hutchison)


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Kirkcaldy Burgh 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p283
Item 2 of 4Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp55
Item 3 of 4RIBA1972RIBA Directory 1972   
Item 4 of 4RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder30 October 1959  p558
Item 2 of 2Builder21 April 1961  p780