Basic Site Details

Name: Young Men's Christian Association Hall
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
YMCA ABERDEEN - It is proposed to reconstruct these buildings, plans showing the proposed work having been prepared by Mr W L Henderson. [Builder 15 May 1897 p445]

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1198, Union StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 312 May 1875 Journal reference 
Item 2 of 31897 ReconstructionProposed rebuilding
Item 3 of 3Before 1975 Alteration/conversion 


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 10James Matthews  1875  
Item 2 of 10William Low Henderson  1897 Proposed re-construction
Item 3 of 10(Professor) James Paul CBefore 1975 Conversion
Item 4 of 10Baxter Clark & Paul CBefore 1975 Conversion
Item 5 of 10George Cruickshank CBefore 1975 Conversion
Item 6 of 10George Lindsay Bruce CBefore 1975 Conversion
Item 7 of 10Ian Geoffrey Plenderleath CBefore 1975 Conversion
Item 8 of 10John Stewart Clark CBefore 1975 Conversion
Item 9 of 10Peter Murchie CBefore 1975 Conversion
Item 10 of 10Robert Reid Black CBefore 1975 Conversion


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Ravenstone SecuritiesClient for 1970s conversion
Item 2 of 2YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gammie1909The churches of Aberdeen  p366
Item 2 of 2RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Aberdeen Journal12 May 1875   
Item 2 of 2Builder15 May 1897  p445