His Majestys Theatre Aberdeen Building

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His Majestys Aberdeen, Theatre Building, Architecture Photos, Location, Design, Date, Architect

His Majestys Aberdeen

Theatre Building Extension – Historic Venue in North East Scotland

post updated 24 June 2021

His Majestys Theatre Aberdeen

His Majestys Aberdeen His Majestys Aberdeen Theatre Aberdeen Theatre
building images from 2006 © Adrian Welch
Location: Rosemount Viaduct, centre of city
Date: 2003-05
Design: Aberdeen City Council Architects

Aberdeen Theatre Building
LDN Architects were consultants as part of the conditions of the Lottery Grant awarded by the Scottish Arts Council. LDN Architects are a well known architecture practice based in Edinburgh, Scotland.

His Majestys Aberdeen from the east:
His Majestys Aberdeen Theatre building
Scanned photo from Sep 2006 © Muriel Welch

£7.4m Extension + Renovation Materials were principally Kemnay granite and glass. His Majesty’s Theatre Extension designers were LDN Architects

The original building by Frank Matcham, dating from 1906, is Grade A listed. The structure is the largest theatre in north-east Scotland, seating more than 1,400.

The building is sited on Rosemount Viaduct, opposite Union Terrace Gardens. It was designed by Frank Matcham and opened in 1906.

The granite-clad theatre is the brainchild of Robert Arthur, of Glasgow, who started his group of theatres in the 1880s focusing on Her Majesty’s Theatre, Dundee, and others in England. On its centenary in 2006, the theatre was “twinned” with His Majesty’s Theatre in Perth, Western Australia.

His Majesty’s Theatre architect: Frank Matcham

Aberdeen His Majesty's Theatre
scanned photo from Sep 2006 © Muriel Welch

His Majesty’s Theatre Aberdeen Redevelopment won a Civic Trust Awards 2006 Scotland Commendation

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Location: Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen

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Comments / photos for the Aberdeen Theatre originally designed by Frank Matcham and redeveloped by the City Council page welcome

His Majesty’s Theatre Aberdeen – page