Basic Site Details

Name: Car Park for British Home Stores, Rose St
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: Multi-storey car park, 35,000

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 130 September 1966 Scheme acceptedApproval granted

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 1Robert Matthew, Johnson-Marshall & Partners (RMJM)Architectural practice 30 September 1966  

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1British Home Stores Ltd 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1British Home Stores, Princes StreetFirst major store of British Home Stores to be built in Scotland. Incorporates section of a first floor level external pedestrian walkway. Main door could originally be side-stacked to open up shop front in fine weather.

Cost 800,000-900,000. On site of former North British Mercantile Insurance Co.

Services engineers Steensen, Varming, Mulcahy & Partners; Structural engineers: Ove Arup & Partners; QS George Berry & Partners; main contractor Myton ltd. Extension: Structural engineers: Ove Arup & Partners; QS George Berry & Partners; main contrzctor John Laing Ltd.

Additional information from Kenneth Graham (2008). Extension cost 2,000,000

References

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building30 September 1966  p137