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Basic Site Details

Name: India Place redevelopment
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Flats  
Item 2 of 2Clinic/Surgery  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 4India Place  
Item 2 of 4Kerr Street  
Item 3 of 4MacKenzie Place  
Item 4 of 4Saunders Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 4  Won award or awardsRIBA Directory 1981 does not specify date or source.
Item 2 of 41970 Proposed 
Item 3 of 419721976Build/construction 
Item 4 of 41972 Plans drawn up'Work on the erection of 165 houses at the above site is at detailed design stage. In view of the high costs of this redevelopment the Scottish Development Department has not yet indicated the level of subsidy it is prepared to grant' (Edinburgh Corporation Housing Committee, 1972)


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 5Dennis Graham RodwellArchitectB1971 University of Cambridge 5th Year design project: development of stepped terraced flats and underground parking.
Item 2 of 5Ian Grant RogersArchitectA19721976 
Item 3 of 5James Richard LatimerArchitectA19721976 
Item 4 of 5Michael Donald LairdArchitectA19721976 
Item 5 of 5Michael Laird & Partners A19721976 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Edinburgh Corporation Housing Committee1972Annual Visit to Housing Developments Pillans and Wilson Ltd, Edinburgh 
Item 2 of 4Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p576
Item 3 of 4RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 4 of 4RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Dennis RodwellInformation sent to Dictionary  


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