Basic Site Details

Name: Multi-storey housing, Hutcheon St (blocks 2 and 3)
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Housing  
Item 2 of 2Tower block One 15-storey block containing 140 flats (block 2)and one 19-storey block containing 144 flats (block 3)

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 23 December 197329 September 1977Build/constructionBlock 2
Item 2 of 23 December 197328 February 1978Build/constructionBlock 3


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 3Alexander Hall & Son (Builder) LtdBuilder 19731978 
Item 2 of 3Ian Burke & PartnersArchitectural practiceA1973  
Item 3 of 3Ian David BurkeArchitectA1973  

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 1Hutcheon Street CDA, multi-storey and low-rise housingCatharine Street consisted of: One 19 storey block containing 144 units and one 15 storey block containing 140 units.

Cost of whole development 1.7m


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Glendinning, Miles and Muthesius, Stefan1994Tower Block: Modern Public Housing in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland Yale University Press: New Haven and Londonp376