Basic Site Details

Name: Scottish Union and National Insurance Company Building, York Place
City or county: Edinburgh, Midlothian
Country: Scotland
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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 3Duke Street Lane As reported in 'The Builder'
Item 2 of 3York Lane This was Duke Street Lane until at least 1960 when it became York Lane. Reported in 1960 as Duke Street Lane.
Item 3 of 344, York Place  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2 1964Build/construction 
Item 2 of 222 April 1960 Scheme acceptednew building at cost of 35,000 per Builder p809


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 4Albert Edward Thurman MatthewsArchitecta1964  
Item 2 of 4Brian Geoffrey Falk A1964  
Item 3 of 4Covell Matthews & Partners A1964  
Item 4 of 4Ralph George Covington CovellArchitectural practiceA1964  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Scottish Union and National Insurance Company 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp333

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder22 April 1960  p809