Basic Site Details

Name: Pollock Halls of Residence
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 2.3m. (1970). Cost in 1975 given as 3m.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Holyrood Park Road  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319521959Build/construction 
Item 2 of 319671969Alterations and additionsFurther development - large group of 5-storey towers.
Item 3 of 319691974Build/constructionDates given for Pollock Halls work By Anderson , Kininmomth & Paul in RIBA Directory 1975.

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 8(Sir) William Hardie Kininmonth ArchitectA19521959Holland Hall and Fraser Hall
Item 2 of 8Ian Charles GordonArchitectA19521959Holland Hall and Fraser Hall
Item 3 of 8Rowand Anderson Kininmonth & PaulArchitectural practiceA19521959Holland Hall and Fraser Hall
Item 4 of 8(Sir) William Hardie Kininmonth ArchitectB1969 Further development - large group of 5-storey towers.
Item 5 of 8Ian Charles GordonArchitectB1969 Further development - large group of 5-storey towers.
Item 6 of 8Rowand Anderson Kininmonth & PaulArchitectural practiceB1969 Further development - large group of 5-storey towers.
Item 7 of 8Thomas Hynd DuncanArchitectB1969 Further development - large group of 5-storey towers.
Item 8 of 8William Gray LeslieArchitectB1969 Further development - large group of 5-storey towers.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1University of Edinburgh 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp638
Item 2 of 5Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p552
Item 3 of 5Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp4, p163
Item 4 of 5RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 5 of 5RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder4 July 1952  pp8-11
Proposals