Basic Site Details

Name: Flats, Ashgrove
Town, district or village: Ashgrove
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Whole development to consist of 3-apartment flats, maisonattes, single persons flats.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Housing Three-storey flats


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219531956Build/construction 
Item 2 of 224 July 1953 * Plans prepared, construction not yet begunPlans in hand for three-storey flats

* 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 3Alexander Buchanan Gardner  1953 *1956As City Architect
Item 2 of 3Aberdeen City Architect's Department (later City of Aberdeen District Council Architects Division) A19531956With Alexander Buchanan Gardner as City Architect
Item 3 of 3Edward Alexander Meldrum A19531956As assistant architect with the City Architect's Department

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder24 July 1953  p156

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Edward Alexander Meldrum's papers: A no12441 and F no5735 (Combined Box 97)