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  

Events

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

People

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

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
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