Basic Site Details

Name: Woodcroft Telephone Exchange
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: Delisted
Grid ref:
Notes: Woodcroft House was demolished for this building

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Clinton Road  
Item 2 of 22, Pitsligo Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 313 March 1959 Scheme accepted'Ministry of Works approval given' per Builder p529
Item 2 of 3c. 1969 AdditionAdditional wing
Item 3 of 319881990Alterations and additionsComprehensive re-glazing scheme


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 10H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)Architectural practiceA19581960Acted as executant architects
Item 2 of 10Alison & Hutchison & PartnersArchitectural practiceB19581960Working drawings only
Item 3 of 10Robert Forbes HutchisonArchitectB1958 Working drawings only
Item 4 of 10Harry Horace Macdonald BDecember 1965July 1967Architect in charge - working drawings only
Item 5 of 10H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)Architectural practiceCc. 1969 Additional wing
Item 6 of 10W RobsonArchitectCc. 1969 Additional wing - senior architect in the Ministry of Works
Item 7 of 10Boswell, Mitchell & JohnstonArchitectural practiceD19881990Comprehensive re-glazing scheme
Item 8 of 10Donald Graham GavinArchitectD19881990Comprehensive re-glazing scheme
Item 9 of 10Frank CampbellArchitectD19881990Comprehensive re-glazing scheme
Item 10 of 10Robert Scott NobleArchitectD19881990Comprehensive re-glazing scheme


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder13 March 1959  p529
Item 2 of 3Edinburgh Evening Dispatch20 July 1962   
Item 3 of 3Edinburgh Evening Dispatch11 September 1963   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild From 1960s to 1970s
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register Delisted September 2014