Basic Site Details

Name: Scottish Division Headquarters, National Coal Board
City or county: Edinburgh, Midlothian
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Cost 330,000

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3Lady Lawson Street  
Item 2 of 3Lauriston Place  
Item 3 of 3Lauriston Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2 1962Build/construction 
Item 2 of 225 September 1959 Scheme acceptedby Edinburgh Planning Committee; 8-storey block to front Lauriston Place, 4-storey wing along Lady Lawson, and 3-storey wing along Lauriston Street to accomodate 700 people; fourth wing behind will house canteen; total cost est. 350,000 per Builder p324


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 2(Sir) William Hardie Kininmonth Architect 25 September 1959 per Builder p324
Item 2 of 2Rowand Anderson Kininmonth & PaulArchitectural practice 25 September 1959 per Builder p324


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Scottish Division, National Coal Board 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder25 September 1959  'New HQ for Coal Board' p324