Basic Site Details

Name: Goldbergs department store
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 600,000

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319601962Build/construction 
Item 2 of 31962(?) Opened 
Item 3 of 3November 1992 Alteration/conversionplanning application submitted to convert the former department store into 98,000 sq ft of open plan office space. Unclear if carried out.


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 8Alexander ('Sandy') MacCallum (or McCallum) BrownArchitectA19601962 
Item 2 of 8Donald Hood CattanachArchitectA19601962 
Item 3 of 8Frank Wood JohnstonArchitectA19601962 
Item 4 of 8J & F JohnstonArchitectural practiceA19601962 
Item 5 of 8James Stewart JohnstonArchitectA19601962 
Item 6 of 8Thomas Inglis A19601962 
Item 7 of 8William BarclayArchitectA19601962 
Item 8 of 8Abercromby Property Group BNovember 1992 Submitted planning application for conversion to offices.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp267
Item 2 of 3RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 3 of 3RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder11 May 1962  p997
Item 2 of 2Commercial and Industrial - Property Review11 November 1992   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Information sent to DSA websiteInformation from Paula Dixon, daughter of William Barclay Sent September 2007