Basic Site Details

Name: Albion Road School
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Designed in the simplest treatment of Renaissance to accommodate 1400 children in two departments. Accepted estimate 20,092-14-10d. Anticipated total cost 25,000 approx.

Now offices and workshops.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Norton Park Annexe, Technical BlockYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 157, Albion RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11903 Tenders submitted 


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 2John Alexander CarfraeArchitectA1903 As School Board architect
Item 2 of 2Victor James de SpiganoviczArchitectA1903 As assistant to John Alexander Carfrae, School Board Architect


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Edinburgh School Board 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp557
Item 2 of 2Who's Who in Architecture1914    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3British Architect10 July 1903  Page 36 and Page viii - contracts open
Item 2 of 3British Architect24 July 1903  p72 - costs
Item 3 of 3Builder28 February 1903LXXXIV  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register30323 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Alexander Carfrae: L v10 no564 (microfilm reel 32); Victor James de Spiganovicz: L v20 no1597