Basic Site Details

Name: St Cuthbert's Wholesale Co-operative Association Headquarters
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Also bakery block to rear of c1880

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Scottish Midland Co-operative SocietyYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 290-98, FountainbridgeYes 
Item 2 of 2St Cuthbert's Wholesale Co-operative Association/9, West FountainbridgeYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41880   
Item 2 of 41904  Western extension
Item 3 of 41926  New main doorway and internal alterations
Item 4 of 420032005Alteration/conversionConversion of building into offices and retail.

People

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 8Hippolyte Jean BlancArchitectA1880  
Item 2 of 8James GrayArchitectB1904 Western extension - as assistant to Thomas Purves Marwick
Item 3 of 8Thomas Purves MarwickArchitectB1904 Western extension
Item 4 of 8T P Marwick & SonArchitectural practiceC1926 New main doorway and internal alterations
Item 5 of 8Thomas Craigie MarwickArchitectC1926 New main doorway and internal alterations
Item 6 of 8Thomas Purves MarwickArchitectC1926 New main doorway and internal alterations
Item 7 of 8Michael Laird ArchitectsArchitectural practiceD20032005Conversion of building into offices and retail
Item 8 of 8Roy Stewart MilneArchitectD20032005Conversion of building into offices and retail - partner in charge for construction

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1St Cuthbert's Co-operative Association 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Cant, Malcolm2005Edinburgh shops past and present Malcolm Cant publicationsp80
Item 2 of 4Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp264
Item 3 of 4RSA1885   979
Item 4 of 4St Cuthbert's Co-operative Association First fifty years of St Cuthbert's Co-operative Association Ltd, 1859-1909   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIAS Quarterly1927no 23Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)Obituary

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of Roy S MilneInformation sent to Dictionary Sent June 2015
Item 2 of 3Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild Plans dated 5 February 1880 , 27 April 1904 and 30 November 1922
Item 3 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register28777