Basic Site Details

Name: University of Edinburgh, King's Buildings, Dept of Engineering with Hudson Beare Lecture Theatre
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 350,000. Lecture theatre only listed at B

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Faculty building  
Item 2 of 2University  

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 27 March 1958 Scheme accepted'Planning consent ...for erection of two-storey workshops, a five-storey staff and library unit and a single-storey lecture-room block' per Builder p470
Item 2 of 219611962Build/constructionLaboratories, lecture theatre, teaching and staff block

People

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 6Robert Joseph Gardner-MedwinArchitectA19611962In association with Kingham Knight Associates
Item 2 of 6Evan Anthony KnealeArchitectB19611962In association with Professor Gardner-Medwin. Unclear if involved as may not have been a partner at this date.
Item 3 of 6Kingham Knight Associates/Kingham KnightArchitectural practice, ArtistB19611962In association with Professor Gardner-Medwin
Item 4 of 6Norman Frederick KinghamArchitectB19611962In association with Professor Gardner-Medwin
Item 5 of 6Stuart Douglas RussellArchitectB19611962In association with Professor Gardner-Medwin. Unclear if involved as may not have been a partner at this date.
Item 6 of 6William KnightArchitectB19611962In association with Professor Gardner-Medwin

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp487
Item 2 of 2RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architectural DesignJanuary 1962  p19
Item 2 of 2Builder7 March 1958  p470

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register51407Hudson Beare lecture theatre