Basic Site Details

Name: Gayfield Square police headquarters
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Gayfield Square  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2After 1958Before 1968Build/construction 
Item 2 of 212 August 1960 Scheme accepted114,000 improvement and extension: 78,000 for building work, 12,900 for heating and air conditioning, 5,000 for furnishings, and 7,700 for demolition and site works per Builder p304


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 3Ian Grant RogersArchitectA1961  
Item 2 of 3Michael Donald LairdArchitectA1961  
Item 3 of 3Michael Laird & Partners A1961  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp426
Item 2 of 2RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder12 August 1960  'New Edinburgh Schemes' p304