Basic Site Details

Name: Hanover Street Public School
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: A new board school, Classic in style and three stories in height, is being built in Albion and Hanover streets, Aberdeen. Mr. Arthur Clyue, of Union-street, Aberdeen, is the architect. Accommodation will be provided for l.000 children. [Building News 20 May 1898 p703]

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Albion StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2Hanover StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 221 April 1898  Plans passed
Item 2 of 220072009RefurbishmentAlso extension


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 3Arthur Clyne A1898  
Item 2 of 3Harvey Mennie A1898 As chief assistant to Arthur Clyne
Item 3 of 3Aberdeen City Architect's Department (later City of Aberdeen District Council Architects Division) C20072009Refurbishment and extension


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Pressp253

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News20 May 1898  p703

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 21 April 1898
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Arthur Clyne: F v13 p138 no841 (microfilm reel 11); Harvey Mennie: L v2 no123 (microfilm reel 29)