Basic Site Details

Name: Library and Community Centre, Northfield Housing Site
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of library 9000

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Library  
Item 2 of 2Community Centre  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21953 Proposed 
Item 2 of 215 January 1954 * ProposedCorporation to erect new library and community centre, est cost 15,000 (library to cost 9000)

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 1Alexander Buchanan GardnerArchitect 1953 *1954New library and community centre

* earliest date known from documented sources.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Aberdeen Corporation1954, library and community centre


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder20 March 1953  p472
Item 2 of 2Builder15 January 1954  p161