Basic Site Details

Name: Marks & Spencer store
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Shop 3-storey, 5-bay Art Deco Style department store.

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 145, MurraygateYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21936   
Item 2 of 219651969Alterations and additionsMajor extensions


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 11Robert Lutyens  1936 In association with J M Monro & Son - designed fašade
Item 2 of 11Charles Ernest Monro A1936 In association with Robert Lutyens
Item 3 of 11Geoffrey James Monro A1936 In association with Robert Lutyens
Item 4 of 11J M Monro & Son A1936 In association with Robert Lutyens
Item 5 of 11John Forbes A1936 In association with Robert Lutyens
Item 6 of 11John Steel A1936 As assistant with J M Monro & Son
Item 7 of 11David Ralph Samson B19651969Major extensions
Item 8 of 11Gillean ('Sam') Petrie Small B19651969Executive architect - major extensions
Item 9 of 11Ian Cruickshank (or Cruikshank) B19651969Major extensions
Item 10 of 11John Forbes B19651969Major extensions
Item 11 of 11Monro & Partners B19651969Major extensions


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Burton, Neil Robert Lutyens and Marks & Spencer Thirties Society Journal no 5 
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep133
Item 3 of 3Gregory, Neil2003Monro and Partners: shopping in Scotland with Marks and Spencer Architectural Heritage, Vol XIV, pp67-85p72

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Courtesy of Sam SmallInformation sent to Yvonne Hillyard Sent June 2010
Item 2 of 4Dundee Planning Department/NMRSDundee Approved Duplicate Plans (Originals in NMRS for dates 1867-1883; otherwise on microfilm) Book 82, pp115-121
Item 3 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register25362 
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Steel: A no7568 (Combined Box 195) and F no5676 (Combined 94)