Basic Site Details

Name: Dundee Technical College, Kydd Building
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Dundee Business School, Kydd Building  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319671975Build/construction 
Item 2 of 31995 Build/constructionMetal and glass entrance added
Item 3 of 320102011AdditionNarrow addition at west gable and remodelling of 1970s rear block


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 4Thomas Hill ThomsArchitectA19671975 
Item 2 of 4Thoms & WilkieArchitectural practiceA19671975 
Item 3 of 4The Parr PartnershipArchitectural practiceB1995 Metal and glass entrance added
Item 4 of 4Archial GroupArchitectural practiceC20102011Narrow addition at west gable and remodelling of 1970s rear block

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 1Dundee Technical InstituteDUNDEE. - The technical institute committee have finally approved of the plans for the erection, at a cost of 45,000, of a new technical institute for Dundee. The style adopted is a Classic Renaissance, the facade being divided into three bays. Under the centre bay is the main entrance and vestibule, leading to the inner hall, from which runs the main stair. To the right and left of the main entrance are the library and examination hall, directors' room, and offices. On the first floor are the board-room and four lecture-rooms, and the second floor is occupied by the art department. The art department contains an art hall, with two painting annexes, lecture-room, and classrooms for architecture, design, and life classes. The architect is Mr James H Langlands, of Dundee, whose design was selected in a competition limited to local professional men. [Building News 7 June 1907 p786]


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep102