Basic Site Details

Name: Assurance Offices, Life Association of Scotland
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Notes: This may be on the site of the earlier building for the Life Association or adjacent.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318 December 1964 * Scheme acceptedAuthority given for 600,000 scheme of new head office block of four- and six-storeys, connected by a corridor on the site at 8-12 George Street
Item 2 of 31966 Build/construction 
Item 3 of 3Early 1990s Destruction/demolitiondemolished to make way for the speculative office development, 10 George Street.

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 4Mottram, Patrick & DalgleishArchitectural practiceA1964 *1966 
Item 2 of 4Andrew Martin DalgleishArchitectA1966  
Item 3 of 4James Allan Hugh Mottram (or James A H Mottram)ArchitectA1966  
Item 4 of 4Thomas Edward PatrickArchitectA1966  

* earliest date known from documented sources.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Life Association of Scotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp132
Item 2 of 5Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp300
Item 3 of 5RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 4 of 5RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   
Item 5 of 5RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder18 December 1964  p1332