Basic Site Details

Name: Aberdeen Crematorium
Town, district or village: Kaimhill
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Broomhill Road  
Item 2 of 2Kaimhill Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219371938Build/construction 
Item 2 of 229 May 1953 * AdditionCorporation to erect 13,500 extension

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 4David Polson Hall A19351937 
Item 2 of 4Robert Leslie Rollo A19351937 
Item 3 of 4Rollo & Hall A19351937 
Item 4 of 4Alexander Buchanan Gardner  1953 * Extension

* earliest date known from documented sources.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Aberdeen Corporation1953, extension


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architect and Building News1935July-Dec p298
Item 2 of 3Architect and Building News1936July-Dec p357
Item 3 of 3Builder29 May 1953  p849

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSCowie and Seaton Collection CSE 1930/119/1 - designs by John F Askam, crematoria furnishers
Item 2 of 4Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Information from Jim Fiddes, Robert Gordons
Item 3 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers David Polson Hall: F no4613 (combined box 24)
Item 4 of 4Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore172751