Basic Site Details

Name: Oil worker's camp
Town, district or village: Sullom Voe
Island: Mainland
City or county: Shetland
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Shetland Islands Council stipulated that the site should be reinstated when the camp was no longer required. Therefore the accommodation units were removed and re-erected in the Falkland Islands where they were occupied b y British troops during the Falklands War in 1982 and the recreation building became a community centre.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1Late 1960s(?) Build/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 2James Robertson (Robin) Sommerville TurnerArchitectALate 1960s  
Item 2 of 2W M Wilson & Partners ALate 1960s  


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIAS Quarterly2014 Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)Winter