Basic Site Details

Name: Waverley Station, hotel and market scheme
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Unexecuted
Grid ref:
Notes: Total of 30 entrants in competition. Matheson's scheme perhaps designed to answer the Post Office near - symmetrically, watercolour from Peddie & Kinnear's office now in the possession of Mrs Scott Duncan appears to relate; photograph in NMRS.

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218661869 Competition
Item 2 of 21869 Design exhibited'Design for Grand National Hotel in combination with the new Waverley Station'

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 7Charles JoppEngineer 1866 Won competition (£350 premium)
Item 2 of 7Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectB18661869(?)Competition proposal with unidentified engineer
Item 3 of 7John Dick PeddieArchitectB18661869(?)Competition proposal with unidentified engineer
Item 4 of 7Peddie & KinnearArchitectural practiceB18661869(?)Competition proposal with unidentified engineer
Item 5 of 7H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)Architectural practiceC1866(?) 'Design for Grand National Hotel in combination with the new Waverley Station' (with Matheson in private practice)
Item 6 of 7Robert MathesonArchitectC1866(?) 'Design for Grand National Hotel in combination with the new Waverley Station' (Matheson in private practice)
Item 7 of 7Bryce McMasterEngineerD1866 Second premiated competition design (£150 premium)

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1North British Railway Company 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Harper, Roger H1983Victorian Architectural Competitions: An Index to British and Irish Architectural Competitions… London: Mansell Publishing 
Item 2 of 2RSA1869   679 (Matheson design)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder1866XXIV p199

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Photographic Archive Copy of drawing in possession of Mrs Scott Duncan
Item 2 of 2RIAS Collection, NMRS, RCAHMSRIAS Drawings Collection