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Dundee, Kirk Street Cda

Slab Block(S) (20th Century)

Site Name Dundee, Kirk Street Cda

Classification Slab Block(S) (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Dundee, Kirk Street Central Development Area

Canmore ID 188438

Site Number NO33SE 374

NGR NO 37583 31478

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dundee, City Of
  • Parish Dundee (Dundee, City Of)
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District City Of Dundee
  • Former County Angus

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Commission And Contract (1967)

Four sixteen-storey tower blocks built as public housing as part of the central development of the Kirk St area. The blocks, which were constructed by Dundee Borough Council, contained a total of 480 dwellings. Construction was approved by committee in 1967. The contractor for the development was Scotcon.

Glendinning and Methusius 1994

Partial Demolition (1967 - 2009)

Two of the multi-storey blocks (Sharps Court and Yeomans Court) are now demolished. The date of demolition is unknown. Adamson Court and Elders Court remain. It is not known whether the two blocks were demolished at the same time.

Photographic Record (September 1982)

Photo taken by Dr Miles Glendinning for research purposes.

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