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Basic Site Details

Name: St Mary's Street development, Ben Line Building
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: Cost of Moira & Moira work £1,000,000 providing 5,400 square metres of office space

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1St Mary's Street  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41971 Build/constructionSt Mary's Street development
Item 2 of 419751977Build/constructionBen Line Building
Item 3 of 4Before 1975 AdditionOffice interiors
Item 4 of 41980  Investigation

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 12Alistair F McLarenArchitectA19711975Job architect
Item 2 of 12Betty Lydia Chetwynd Moira (née Leech)ArchitectA19711975'Buildings of Scotland' gives 1975-1977 for Ben Line Building
Item 3 of 12David John StampArchitectA19711975Job architect
Item 4 of 12James WannArchitectA19711975'Buildings of Scotland' gives 1975-1977 for Ben Line Building. Partner in charge
Item 5 of 12Moira Moira & WannArchitectural practiceA19711975'Buildings of Scotland' gives 1975-1977 for Ben Line Building
Item 6 of 12Richard Edward MoiraArchitectA19711975'Buildings of Scotland' gives 1975-1977 for Ben Line Building
Item 7 of 12Ian Grant RogersArchitectFBefore 1975 Office interiors
Item 8 of 12James Richard LatimerArchitectFBefore 1975 Office interiors
Item 9 of 12Michael Donald LairdArchitectFBefore 1975 Office interiors
Item 10 of 12Michael Laird & Partners FBefore 1975 Office interiors
Item 11 of 12Peter Burnett CairdArchitectD1980 Investigation - partner in charge
Item 12 of 12Reiach & Hall D1980 Investigation

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1London Transport Pension FundUnclear which phase of work this applies to.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp233
Item 2 of 4Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p584
Item 3 of 4RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   
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 Peter B CairdInformation sent to DSA Sent March 2011

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