Basic Site Details

Name: Multi-Story Building in Prestressed Concrete, Sighthill
Town, district or village: Sighthill
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 1Storehouse Storage and distribution building, an HM Stationary Office.


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2October 1949 Build/constructionConstruction already begun by this date
Item 2 of 2December 1950  Building completed


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 2H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)Architectural practice 1949 Designed by the Architects' Department of the Ministry of Works
Item 2 of 2Stewart SimArchitect 19491950 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder14 October 1949  p483-84
Item 2 of 2Builder29 December 1950  p691-4 [includes pictures and plans]