Basic Site Details

Name: Coleraine-Portrush-Portstewart Area Plan
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Country: Northern Ireland
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Notes: In 1966, Sir Robert Matthew was commissioned for the design of the New University of Ulster, which also involved the planning of the wider area (Coleraine-Portrush-Portstewart). The university project was taken on by Matthew, while the Coleraine-Portrush-Portstewart Plan was largely drawn up by Percy Johnson-Marshall and his team.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1New University of Ulster  

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2June 1967 Build/constructionFoundation stone laid by the Governor of Northern Ireland
Item 2 of 2c. 19661968Plans drawn up 

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 7Christopher Thomas Butler-Cole A1966 Butler-Cole was transferred from the London office to assist Matthew. Late 1966?
Item 2 of 7Dennis Harold AshmeadArchitectAJanuary 1967 Appointed as deputy project architect to Matthew, with Butler-Cole in turn as his deputy
Item 3 of 7John Deacon RichardsArchitectAc. .19661968Helped Matthew in negotiations and programming matters
Item 4 of 7Robert Hogg MatthewArchitectAc. .19661975Partner in charge until at least January 1967. He remained the 'official' project partner until his death
Item 5 of 7Robert Matthew, Johnson-Marshall & Partners (RMJM)Architectural practice c. 19661968With Percy Johnson Marshall as planning consultant
responsible for Area Plan
As of September 1966 it was decided that RMJM would do the QS work
Item 6 of 7Percy Edwin Alan Johnson-MarshallArchitect, Town PlannerAc. 19661968 
Item 7 of 7Percy Johnson-Marshall & AssociatesArchitectural practice, Planning ConsultancyAc. 19661968Percy Johnson-Marshall and his team responsible for development of Area Plan for RMJM

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 1New University of UlsterIn 1966, Sir Robert Matthew was commissioned for the design of the New University of Ulster, which also involved the planning of the wider area (Coleraine-Portrush-Portstewart). The university project was taken on by Matthew, while the Coleraine-Portrush-Portstewart Plan was largely drawn up by Percy Johnson-Marshall and his team.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Glendinning, Miles2008Modern architect: the life and times of Robert Matthew RIBA Publishingp340-343