Basic Site Details

Name: New Club
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: 4-storey block. New building on old site.
Consulting engineers were Blyth and Blyth
Contractors were Robert McAlpine & Sons

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 184-87 (Inclusing Nos), Princes Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 519451947ProposedScheme for alterations or new building
Item 2 of 519661969Build/constructionRedevelopment
Item 3 of 5November 1966 Destruction/demolitionDemolition of old building due to begin in this month
Item 4 of 5May 1967 Scheme acceptedDean of Guild granted warrant for rebuilding of New Club site at cost of 750,000.
Item 5 of 51970  Work in hand currently


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 8(Sir) William Hardie Kininmonth ArchitectC19451947Scheme for alterations or new building
Item 2 of 8Rowand Anderson Kininmonth & PaulArchitectural practiceC19451947Scheme for alterations or new building
Item 3 of 8(Professor) George Alexander Macnab (misspelt McNab)ArchitectA19661969Redevelopment
Item 4 of 8Alan ReiachArchitectA19661969Redevelopment
Item 5 of 8Alan Reiach Eric Hall & PartnersArchitectural practiceA19661969Redevelopment
Item 6 of 8Eric Walker HallArchitectA19661969Redevelopment
Item 7 of 8James Stuart RentonArchitectA19661969Redevelopment
Item 8 of 8City Wall Properties Ltd  30 September 1966 Developers


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 10Cockburn, H A1938A History of the New Club, Edinburgh   
Item 2 of 10Fiddes, Valerie and Rowan, Alistair1976David Bryce 1803-1876 Exhibition Catalogue, University of Edinburghp96
Item 3 of 10Forman, Sheila1955The New Club Scottish Field, Spetember 1955 
Item 4 of 10Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp312
Item 5 of 10Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p590
Item 6 of 10Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp162-3
Item 7 of 10McKean, Charles1992Edinburgh: an illustrated architectural guide  p83
Item 8 of 10RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 9 of 10RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 10 of 10Willis, Peter1977New architecture in Scotland  p84-87

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Architectural ReviewNovember 1970  pp311-314
Item 2 of 4Building30 September 1966  p137
Item 3 of 4Building12 May 1967  p166
Item 4 of 4Building14 May 1971  pp75-9

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers F no4351 (Combined Box 9)