Basic Site Details

Name: Bonded Store
Town, district or village: Queen's Park, St Leonard's
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: Builder 6 April 1901 Page 351
A new bonded warehouse is to be erected at St Leonards from plans prepared by Messrs Leadbetter and Fairley, architects, Edinburgh. The present area is to be increased and the new premises will extend to a distance of 750 feet with an average width of 70 feet. The eastern portion of the building will be occupied by bonded warehouses five floors in height. This part will measure 394 feet and will average 65 feet in width. The northern portion, measuring 245 feet by 71 feet will be occupied as cellars, bottle washing premises, etc on the ground floor and the second flat is to be used as the despatch department. The centre of the building will consist of vatting and mixing cellars, a large covered court, offices for the company, Excise, etc. The elevation to the Queen’s Park will be built of stone. The reconstruction of the premises is expected to cost about £25,000

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Queen's Park  
Item 2 of 2St Leonards  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11901 Journal reference 

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 3James McLellan FairleyArchitectA1901  
Item 2 of 3Leadbetter & FairleyArchitectural practiceA1901  
Item 3 of 3Thomas Greenshields LeadbetterArchitectA1901  

References

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder6 April 1901LXXX p351