Basic Site Details

Name: HMS Cochrane, Rosyth
Town, district or village: Rosyth
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: CHECK 403227
Separate entry created as thought to be a separate entity from HMS Caledonia until much later

New naval shore establishment to replace old war-time huts at Donibristle and the accommodation ships in the dockyard. To include living accommodation, recreational facilities, administration, medical and educational facilities. Est. cost 1.5m

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 215 July 1966 Scheme acceptedExpected to be completed by 1968
Item 2 of 215 July 1966 Contract offeredContract worth 138,000 awarded to Farrans Ltd., using A75 system of industrialised building developed by A. H. Anderson, Ltd., London, whose share of the contract is 45,000


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 2Farrans Ltd  15 July 1966 Main contractors
Item 2 of 2George Albert Henry PearceArchitect 15 July 1966 * Superintending architect for the Scottish Headquarters of the Ministry of Public Building and Works

* earliest date known from documented sources.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Ministry of Public Building and Works 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Royal Naval Base, HMS Cochrane, junior ratings' accommodation 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building15 July 1966  p.117
Item 2 of 2Building15 July 1966  p.170