Basic Site Details

Name: Redford Barracks
Town, district or village: Colinton
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Colinton Mains DriveYes 
Item 2 of 2Colinton RoadYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219091915 Preparation works to commence by the beginning of September 1909, and building work before the end of the year
Item 2 of 2Early 1990s Alterations and additionsRefurbishment, and new infantry block (18 rooms)

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 3Harry Bell MeasuresArchitect 19091915 
Item 2 of 3(Sir) Alexander Gibb & PartnersEngineering practiceBEarly 1990s Refurbishment, and new infantry block (18 rooms) - with Graham Dickson as job architect
Item 3 of 3Graham DicksonArchitect, Town PlannerBEarly 1990s Refurbishment, and new infantry block (18 rooms) - job architect, working with Sir Alexander Gibb & Partners (engineers)

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp517
Item 2 of 2Scottish Civic Trust1983Historic Buildings at Work: a guide to the historic buildings of Scotland used by Central Government Scottish Civic Trust/Property Services Agency, Department of the Environmentp143

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder8 May 1909  p564 - extensive note on cavalry barracks

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of Graham DicksonInterview of Graham Dickson by Kirsten McKee Interviewed by Kirsten McKee, 20 November 2008
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register28009Cavalry Barracks
Item 3 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register49560Infantry Barracks