Basic Site Details

Name: Meadowfield Housing Estate
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 2Housing  
Item 2 of 2Housing scheme  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319521957Build/construction 
Item 2 of 32 May 1958 Scheme accepted'plans approved for 116 houses and 6 shops' per Builder p836
Item 3 of 317 October 1958 Proposed'Corporation invites tenders for 115 houses...Apply City A, City-chmbrs.' per Builder p675


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 5Carr & MatthewArchitectural practiceA19521957 
Item 2 of 5David CarrArchitectA19521957 
Item 3 of 5James Robertson LaidlawArchitectA19521955As aprentice with Carr & Matthew
Item 4 of 5Stuart Russell MatthewArchitectA19521957 
Item 5 of 5Edinburgh City Architect's Department (Edinburgh Corporation)Architectural practice 17 October 1958 City A accepting tenders per Builder p675


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p560
Item 2 of 2Glendinning, Miles2008Modern architect: the life and times of Robert Matthew RIBA Publishingp155

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder2 May 1958  p836
Item 2 of 2Builder17 October 1958  p675

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of James Robertson LaidlawInformation sent to Dictionary Sent April 2010