Basic Site Details

Name: Housing, Capelaw Court, Allermuir Court and Caerketton Court
Town, district or village: Oxgangs
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Colinton Mains Park On one side of park


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41961 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 417 April 2005 Destruction/demolitionCapelaw Court
Item 3 of 42006(?) Destruction/demolitionCaerketton
Item 4 of 42006(?) Destruction/demolitionAllermuir


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 2Alexander SteeleArchitectA1961 As City Architect
Item 2 of 2Edinburgh City Architect's Department (Edinburgh Corporation)Architectural practiceA1961  


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 Ltdp569

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Edinburgh Evening News15 December 2004  'Writing's on the wall for this 60s high-rise horror' p9
Item 2 of 3Edinburgh Evening News12 April 2005  'Bound to be a blast' p7
Item 3 of 3Herald, The21 April 2005  The Herald & Post: 'From 15 stories to dust in 3 seconds' p17