Basic Site Details

Name: Festival Centre, Castle Terrace site
City or county: Edinburgh, Midlothian
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Edinburgh Central Sites Redevelopment  

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41956 ProposedScheme for Festival Centre
Item 2 of 44 November 1960 Proposedplans for redevelopment of an extensive area near the west end of Princes Street, possibly as an Edinburgh Festival centre per Builder p856
Item 3 of 41962 ProposedSecond scheme for Festival Centre
Item 4 of 41970 ProposedThird scheme for Festival Centre

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 13Alan ReiachArchitectA1956 Plans for Festival Centre
Item 2 of 13(Professor) George Alexander Macnab (misspelt McNab)ArchitectB1962 Further schemes for Festival Centre
Item 3 of 13Alan ReiachArchitectB1962 Further schemes for Festival Centre
Item 4 of 13Alan Reiach & Partners B1962 Further schemes for Festival Centre
Item 5 of 13James Stuart RentonArchitectB1962 Further schemes for Festival Centre
Item 6 of 13(Professor) George Alexander Macnab (misspelt McNab)ArchitectC1970 Third scheme for Festival Centre
Item 7 of 13Alan ReiachArchitectC1970 Third scheme for Festival Centre
Item 8 of 13Alan Reiach Eric Hall & PartnersArchitectural practiceC1970 Third scheme for Festival Centre
Item 9 of 13Eric Walker HallArchitectC1970 Third scheme for Festival Centre
Item 10 of 13James Stuart RentonArchitectC1970 Third scheme for Festival Centre
Item 11 of 13John ('Jack') Reid Oberlander C1970 Third scheme for Festival Centre
Item 12 of 13Leslie Douglas MitchellArchitectC1970 Third scheme for Festival Centre
Item 13 of 13William Alistair MillerArchitectC1970 Third scheme for Festival Centre

References

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder4 November 1960  'Festival Centre for Edinburgh?' p856

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSAlan Reiach Collection AR 37/1-6; AR 27/1-6