Basic Site Details

Name: The Mercat shopping development
Town, district or village: Kirkcaldy
City or county: Fife
Grid ref:
Notes: 'Neither Alan Black nor Roy Milne worked on the Mercat shopping centre project in any capacity. Ian Rogers was the partner in charge, Hulme Bailey the associate, and I was the job architect' (George Grams)

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119811983Build/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 6Charles Hulme BaileyArchitectA19811983Associate in charge
Item 2 of 6George GramsArchitectA19811983Job architect
Item 3 of 6Ian Grant RogersArchitectA19811983Partner in charge
Item 4 of 6James Richard LatimerArchitectA19811983Probably not involved in this job
Item 5 of 6Michael Donald LairdArchitectA 19811983 
Item 6 of 6Michael Laird & Partners A19811983 


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


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p284
Item 2 of 3Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp55
Item 3 of 3RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of George GramsInformation sent via 'Contact Us' Page on website Sent June 2010