Basic Site Details

Name: Orchard Brae House
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Scottish Life Building   
Item 2 of 2Scottish Life Insurance  

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 1Queensferry Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11971 Opened 


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 10(Professor) George Alexander Macnab (misspelt McNab)ArchitectA1971  
Item 2 of 10Alan ReiachArchitectA1971  
Item 3 of 10Alan Reiach Eric Hall & PartnersArchitectural practiceA1971  
Item 4 of 10Eric Walker HallArchitectA1971  
Item 5 of 10James Stuart RentonArchitectA1971  
Item 6 of 10Leslie Douglas MitchellArchitectA1971  
Item 7 of 10Peter Burnett CairdArchitectA1971 Partner in charge
Item 8 of 10William Alistair MillerArchitectA1971  
Item 9 of 10Reiach & Hall A19781983Nine subdivisions within Orchard Brae House
Item 10 of 10Peter Burnett CairdArchitectB19781983Nine subdivisions within Orchard Brae House - partner in charge


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp534
Item 2 of 2RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Peter B CairdInformation sent to DSA Sebt March 2011
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSAlan Reiach Collection AR 28/1-10