Basic Site Details

Name: St Andrews Works for McVities, Guest & Co
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Note that the date of 1921 given in the listing text appears to be a typographical error

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2c. 1897   
Item 2 of 21931  Extension to front block


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 1Alister Gladstone MacDonald (or Alistair Gladstone MacDonald)Architect 1931 Extension to front block


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2McVitie and Price1931 extension
Item 2 of 2McVities, Guest & Co 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1The Times20 January 1932  p7 col C. Visit by Prince George

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild 2 March 1928
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register26755