Basic Site Details

Name: Leith Street Terrace and East Register Street
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Demolished Nov/Dec 1969 to make way for St James Centre
2-5 East Register Street was Category B Listed, as was part of Leith Street Terrace

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 3Tenement  
Item 2 of 3Shop  
Item 3 of 3Public house  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3East Register StreetYes 
Item 2 of 36, East Register Street Royal Edinburgh Institute For Soldiers, Sailors And Airmen
Item 3 of 3Leith Street TerraceYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2c. 1936c. 1937 Scheme for road widening
Item 2 of 2November 1969 Destruction/demolition 

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 3James McLellan FairleyArchitectAc. 1936c. 1937Scheme for road widening
Item 2 of 3Leadbetter, Fairley & ReidArchitectural practiceAc. 1936c. 1937Scheme for road widening
Item 3 of 3Robert Stirling ReidArchitectAc. 1936c. 1937Scheme for road widening

References

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSCowie and Seaton Collection CSE 1930/59/1
Item 2 of 4Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore138748General reference for Leith Street Terrace
Item 3 of 4Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore210686General reference for East Register Street
Item 4 of 4Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore2106882, 4, 6, 8 & 10 Leith Street