Basic Site Details

Name: Granton Gas Works and entrance gateway
Town, district or village: Granton
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 34, Marine DriveYes 
Item 2 of 3West Granton RoadYes 
Item 3 of 311, West Shore RoadYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41898   
Item 2 of 41903 Opened 
Item 3 of 4December 1950 AdditionWarrant granted to the Scottish Gas Board for installation of vertical retorts
Item 4 of 48 September 1961 Scheme acceptedwarrant granted to Scottish Gas Board for refining plant at a cost of 31,000 per Builder p463

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 2Walter Ralph HerringEngineer 1898  
Item 2 of 2Scottish Gas Board ArchitectsIn-house architect(s) 1950  

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Edinburgh and Leith Corporation Gas Commissioners 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp603

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder1 December 1950  p582
Item 2 of 2Builder8 September 1961  p463

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register45792Entrance gateway
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register45793Gasholder no 1
Item 3 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register45794Station /office