Basic Site Details

Name: Housing, Mastrick
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 729 February 1952 * Scheme acceptedPlans approved for new housing estate of 3,050 houses
Item 2 of 724 July 1953 * Plans prepared, construction not yet begunPlans in hand for 294 houses
Item 3 of 77 August 1953 * ProposedPlans to be prepared for 124 houses
Item 4 of 727 November 1953 * ProposedPlans to be prepared for 222 houses
Item 5 of 78 March 1957 Scheme accepted'45 houses are to be erected at Invercauld Road in Mastrick housing estate' on a site formerly earmarked for the estate's school - per Builder p434
Item 6 of 729 March 1957 Plans prepared, construction not yet begun'plans in hand for 45 houses at Mastrick Development Site' per Builder p614
Item 7 of 77 March 1958 Scheme accepted'18 three-apt. and 24 two-apt. flats' per Builder p470

* 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 4Alexander Buchanan Gardner  24 July 1953 * Plans prepared for 294 new houses
Item 2 of 4Leo Durnin  7 August 1953 * To prepare plans for 124 houses
Item 3 of 4Alexander Buchanan Gardner  20 November 1953 * To prepare plans for 222 houses
Item 4 of 4George McIntosh Keith  29 March 1957 per Builder p614

* earliest date known from documented sources.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Aberdeen Corporation1953, plans in hand for 294 new houses
Item 2 of 2Aberdeen Town Council Housing Committee1952 plans


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 7Builder29 February 1952  p353
Item 2 of 7Builder24 July 1953  p156
Item 3 of 7Builder7 August 1953  p228
Item 4 of 7Builder27 November 1953  p862
Item 5 of 7Builder8 March 1957  p434
Item 6 of 7Builder29 March 1957  p614
Item 7 of 7Builder7 March 1958  p470