Basic Site Details

Name: Biscuit Factory, Slateford Road
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Henderson's Biscuit Factory  
Item 2 of 2St Stephen's Works Waddie & Co Ltd  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Office(?)  
Item 2 of 2Biscuit Factory  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 211-15, Hermand Street  
Item 2 of 297, Slateford RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21900  Original building for Simon Henderson's biscuit factory
Item 2 of 21910  Addition of 4 bays


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 4Henry ('Harry') Ramsay TaylorArchitectA1900  
Item 2 of 4James LesselsArchitectA1900  
Item 3 of 4James Lessels and Harry Ramsay TaylorArchitectural practiceA1900  
Item 4 of 4Robert R HoggArchitect 1910 Addition of 4 bays to north east


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Henderson's Biscuits 
Item 2 of 2Waddie & Co LtdAcquired by Waddie in 1950


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 Ltdp511
Item 2 of 2Waddie & Co1960A Centenary History of Waddie & Co Limited Privately printed 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild 5 July 1900 amd 18 August 1910
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register2680897 Slateford Road St Stephen's Works Waddie & Co Ltd