Melville Building, Royal William Yard, Plymouth - Plymouth, City of (UA)

The Melville building was constructed c1826-1832 as stores and offices for the Victualling Board to the design of Sir John Rennie Jnr, and forms part of the impressive Royal William Yard. Planning permission in place for the repair of Melville and conversion of most of the building for mixed use development. First phase of repair and conversion works to approximately a third of the building began in Spring 2019. Historic England is grant-aiding the repair of the roofs and external walls in this first phase of work.

Melville Building, Royal William Yard, Plymouth - Plymouth, City of (UA)
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    MELVILLE, ROYAL WILLIAM VICTUALLING YARD
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade I
    List Entry Number:
    1378531
    Local Planning Authority:
    Plymouth, City of (UA)
    Site Type:
    Defence > Military building

Location

    Building Name:
    Melville Building
    Street Name:
    Royal William Victualling Yard
    Locality:
    Plymouth
    Unitary Authority:
    Plymouth, City of (UA)
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport
    Region:
    South West

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Part occupied/part in use
    Priority:
    F - Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; or functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.
    Previous Priority:
    D
    Ownership:
    Local authority
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade I, CA