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Basic Site Details

Name: Scottish Widows Fund and Life Assurance Head Office
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 1Office  

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11972 Build/construction 

People

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 9(Sir) Basil Urwin SpenceArchitectA1972  
Item 2 of 9Andrzej BitsztygaArchitectA1972 in practice of Sir Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson
Item 3 of 9James BeveridgeArchitectA1972  
Item 4 of 9John 'Archie' DewarArchitectA1972 working with Sir Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson
Item 5 of 9John Hardie GloverArchitectA1972 Partner-in-charge
Item 6 of 9John Marnoch LeggeArchitectA1972 as Associate in practice of Sir Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson
Partner-in-charge
Item 7 of 9Norman Gibb ArthurArchitectA1972 working for Sir Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson - Project architect
Item 8 of 9Sir Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson A1972  
Item 9 of 9Dame Sylvia CroweLandscape architectBEarly 1970s Area round the building

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp640
Item 2 of 3RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   
Item 3 of 3Willis, Peter1977New architecture in Scotland  p60-1

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Sent to DSA by emailInformation from AHRC/RCAHMS Spence project per David W Walker and Clive Fenton Clive Fenton's research notes (sent July 2010): information about Norman G Arthur's, John M Legge's, Andrzej Bitsztyga's and 'Archie' Dewar's involvement.

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