Basic Site Details

Name: Braille Printing Works, Craigmillar Park
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Scottish Braille Press  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Craigmillar ParkYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219471951  
Item 2 of 217 April 1964 * Addition342,000 extension proposed by Royal Blind Asylum & School, (Gillespie Crescent, Edinburgh)

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 3Stuart Russell MatthewArchitectA19491951 
Item 2 of 3Carr & MatthewArchitectural practiceA19501951 
Item 3 of 3David CarrArchitectA19501951 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Royal Blind Asylum & School1964, proposed extension


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder17 April 1964  p839
Item 2 of 2Scotsman25 May 1996  Obituary of Stuart Russell Matthew

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR E/360