Basic Site Details

Name: Offices for the Ministry of Works (HMSO store)
Town, district or village: Broomhouse
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Approximate cost 400,000

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 111, Bankhead BroadwayYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 29 December 1950 Opened 
Item 2 of 21951   


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 1Stewart SimArchitect 1951  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Ministry of Works 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp513
Item 2 of 2Minstry of Works, Scottish HQ1950His Majesty's Stationery Office, notes on the construction   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 9Builder20 June 1952  pp934-936
Item 2 of 9Daily Telegraph11 December 1950   
Item 3 of 9Edinburgh Evening Dispatch9 December 1950   
Item 4 of 9Edinburgh Evening Dispatch11 December 1950   
Item 5 of 9Edinburgh Evening Dispatch15 December 1950   
Item 6 of 9Edinburgh Evening News9 December 1950   
Item 7 of 9Scotsman11 December 1950   
Item 8 of 9Sunday Express10 December 1950   
Item 9 of 9Sunday Post10 December 1950   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register30250