Basic Site Details

Name: University of St Andrews, physics, mathematics and chemistry development plan and computing
Town, district or village: St Andrews
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Cost 2,250,000

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Technology Centre  
Item 2 of 2University of St Andrews Development Plan for the North West Haugh  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 810 March 1961 Scheme acceptedby TC for erection of science buildings - physics/mathematics, chemistry, geology, a science library, 3 or 4 halls of residence to accommodate btwn 800 and a 1,000 students, a physical education centre, family housing for 80-90 staff and a 20-acre playing field extension - valued at more than 2m per Builder p482
Item 2 of 819631968ProposedEst. cost of Chemistry, mathematics site development, phase II, 267,000 (Building p.154)
Item 3 of 8June 1963 Scheme acceptedPlanning permision for a natural Physics Department on three levels round and open court.
Item 4 of 81965 Build/constructionPhysics block
Item 5 of 818 February 1966 Build/constructionFoundations of chemistry and mathematics building completed. Ground level building begun
Item 6 of 81967 Build/constructionMathematics
Item 7 of 81969 Build/constructionChemistry
Item 8 of 81971 AdditionComputing department


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 4Graeme Gibson DobsonArchitectA19631968Chemistry Maths and Physics blocks
Item 2 of 4Kenneth Waltham WhitfieldArchitectA19631968Chemistry Maths and Physics blocks
Item 3 of 4William Holford & AssociatesArchitectural practiceA19631968Chemistry Maths and Physics blocks
Item 4 of 4Williamson, Faulkner-Brown & PartnersEngineerA1971 Computing

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1University of St Andrews, St Salvator's CollegeSee separate entry for the Chapel of St Salvator, on the south side of the College site.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p378
Item 2 of 3Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp135
Item 3 of 3RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Builder10 March 1961  p482
Item 2 of 5Builder20 October 1961  'Amendments to Development Plan' p754 - proposed amendments to town's development plan prompted by University's plans
Item 3 of 5Builder14 June 1963  p1224
Item 4 of 5Builder18 February 1966  p376
Item 5 of 5Building15 April 1966  p154