Basic Site Details

Name: Ferranti , Silverknowes Premises
Town, district or village: Silverknowes
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 120,000

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21964 ProposedDate given by Laidlaw
Item 2 of 211 November 1966 Scheme acceptedDean of Guild approval


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 7David Malcolm HallArchitectA1961 Radar laboratories
Item 2 of 7Douglas Haig BamberArchitectB1961 Radar laboratories
Item 3 of 7Fairbrother, Hall & HedgesArchitectural practiceB1961 Radar laboratories
Item 4 of 7Bamber & HallArchitectural practiceA1966  
Item 5 of 7David Malcolm HallArchitectA1966  
Item 6 of 7Douglas Haig BamberArchitectA1966  
Item 7 of 7James Robertson LaidlawArchitectA1966  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Ferranti 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 1Factory for Ferranti Ltd, Ferry Road1 and 3 Crewe Road North Listed Cat B


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building11 November 1966  p209

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of James Robertson LaidlawInformation sent to Dictionary Sent April 2010
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Bamber's paper: F no5579 (Combined Box 88)