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Dundee, Whitfield, Lothian Crescent

Tower Block(S) (20th Century)

Site Name Dundee, Whitfield, Lothian Crescent

Classification Tower Block(S) (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Dundee, Whitfield, Central Precinct

Canmore ID 191595

Site Number NO43SW 557

NGR NO 43023 33478

NGR Description NO 42965 33302 to 43148 33452

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


Commission And Contract (1967)

Two sixteen-storey tower blocks built as public housing as part of the Whitfield development, constructed by Dundee Borough Council. The blocks contain 360 dwellings in total. Construction was approved by committee in 1967. The contractor for the development was Crudens Ltd.

Glendinning and Methusius 1994

Photographic Record (January 1983)

Photo taken by Dr Miles Glendinning for research purposes.

Photographic Record (July 1987)

Photo taken by Dr Miles Glendinning for research purposes.

Complete Demolition (1990 - 2009)

Both of the sixteen-storey blocks are now demolished. The date of demolition is unknown. It is not known whether the tower blocks were demolished at the same time.


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