Basic Site Details

Name: Robert Gordon's Technical College, Technical Buildings
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Cost of engineering laboratories : 8,500. (1925)

Cost of east block: 30,000 (1927)
Cost of 1929 additions, including those to Art School (see separate entry): 32,000.


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219251931Alterations and additions 
Item 2 of 2January 1950 AdditionExtension to technical college approved by Governors to an estimated cost of 46,500. Scheme approved by the Scottish Education Department.


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 3Robert Leslie RolloArchitectA1925 Engineering laboratories
Item 2 of 3Robert Leslie RolloArchitectB1927 East block
Item 3 of 3Robert Leslie RolloArchitectC1929 Major additions

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 1Robert Gordon's CollegeCommission taken over from William Burn. Timber spire designed by William Chrystall in 1733.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Brogden, W A1998Aberdeen: an illustrated architectural guideSecond editionEdinburgh: The Rutland Pressp38

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder6 January 1959  p28

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Further information from Jim Fiddes
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Robert Leslie Rollo: F no2773 (box 11)