Basic Site Details

Name: Dens Park football stadium
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: North Stand partially survives.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 519211922 Rebuilding
Item 2 of 517 September 1921  Re-opened (despite rebuilding being incomplete)
Item 3 of 5Early 1960s AdditionCovers built on the South Side Terrace and West End Terrace and floodlighting installed
Item 4 of 51992 AdditionSouth stand
Item 5 of 519981999AdditionEast and West stands


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 5Archibald Leitch & Partners  19191921Dundee FC commissioned Leitch to design the Dens Park Stadium in 1919 at a cost of 60,000.
Item 2 of 5Archibald ('Archie') Leitch  19211922Rebuilding
Item 3 of 5Hiddleston, Hynd & Feist A1992 South Stand
Item 4 of 5(Professor) James Paul D19981999East and West stands
Item 5 of 5James Paul Associates D19981999East and West stands


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Dundee Footbal Club 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep199
Item 2 of 3Inglis, Simon2005Engineering Archie: Archibald Leitch - football ground designer London: English Heritagepp146-9
Item 3 of 3RCAHMS1992Dundee on Record RCAHMSView of Main Stand from north-west (1989)p58
Aerial view from north-west (1989) p58