Basic Site Details

Name: Fairydean Stadium
Town, district or village: Galashiels
City or county: Selkirkshire
Country: Scotland
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 25,000 raised by public lottery. Formerly B listed - changed from B to A in review of sporting buildings 2013.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Gala Fairydean Football Stadium  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219631965Build/construction 
Item 2 of 219631964Plans prepared, construction not yet begun 


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 3Joseph Robertson Blackburn A19631965 
Item 2 of 3Ove Arup & Partners B19631965 
Item 3 of 3Charles Peter Womersley (known as Peter Womersley) C19631965 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Galashiels1983Galashiels A Modern History  p154-160
Item 2 of 5Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p602
Item 3 of 5Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdpp36, 182
Item 4 of 5Michael Webb1969Architecture in Britain Today Feltham, Hamlyn for Country Life Books 
Item 5 of 5RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1L'Architecture d'Aujourd'huiMarch 1965119  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register50711