Basic Site Details

Name: Multi-storey housing, Cornhill-Stockethill Section IV
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Contractor: W J Anderson

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Housing  
Item 2 of 2Tower block Four 19-storey tower blocks containing 288 flats

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 128 February 196720 March 1970Build/construction 


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 4Aberdeen City Architect's Department (later City of Aberdeen District Council Architects Division) A1966 With George McIntosh Keith as City Architect
Item 2 of 4George McIntosh Keith A1966 As City Architect
Item 3 of 4John Merson A1966 Job architect - with main responsibility
Item 4 of 4W J Anderson A1967(?) Build date 1967

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Cornhill-Stockethill Housing Scheme 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Glendinning, Miles and Muthesius, Stefan1994Tower Block: Modern Public Housing in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland Yale University Press: New Haven and Londonp367

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of John DonaldInformation sent via DSA website Sent February 2011