Basic Site Details

Name: Aberdeen United Trades' Council Hall
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Notes: Contained major scheme of mural decoration by Douglas Strachan

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1The Belmont PicturehouseYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 149-51, Belmont StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 130 January 1896 Plans approved 


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 6Alexander Ellis A1896  
Item 2 of 6Ellis & Wilson A1896  
Item 3 of 6Robert Gordon Wilson (senior) A1896  
Item 4 of 6Sutherland & Taylor B1934  
Item 5 of 6T Scott Sutherland B1934  
Item 6 of 6William Logan Taylor B1934  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Aberdeen United Trades' Council 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3MacDonald, Juliette2004Aspects of Identity in the Work of Douglas Strachan (1875-1950) Unpublished PhD thesis, University of St AndrewsFor Strachan information
Item 2 of 3MacInnes, Ranald1992The Aberdeen guide  p98
Item 3 of 3Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Pressp139

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architect and Building News1934Jan-June p408

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Aberdeen City Archives (Copy in Public Library)Aberdeen Plans Committee Minutes Plans passed 30 January 1896
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register21032