Basic Site Details

Name: Housing, Laverockbank Avenue and Laverockbank Crescent
Town, district or village: Newhaven
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Including Lockup Garages (HB 51773)

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 27, 9, Laverockbank Avenue  
Item 2 of 213-17, Laverockbank Crescent  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21956 Plans drawn up 
Item 2 of 219571960Build/construction 


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 5(Sir) Basil Urwin SpenceArchitectA19561960 
Item 2 of 5Basil Spence & PartnersArchitectural practiceA19561960 
Item 3 of 5Patrick ('Paddy') Charles RooneyArchitectA1956c. 1957As assistant to Basil Spence & Partners
Item 4 of 5Peter Scott FergusonArchitectA19561960Partner in charge
Item 5 of 5Richard Ross Forbes CassidyArchitectA19561960Job architect


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 7City of Edinburgh ArchivesHousing Committee Minutes1952-62 
Item 2 of 7Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild 26/4/1957
Item 3 of 7Edinburgh City ArchivesNewhaven Planning Report 1953  
Item 4 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register51773 
Item 5 of 7RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Peter Scott Ferguson: F no5472 (combined box 80) ('HO at Newhaven')
Item 6 of 7Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore156632 
Item 7 of 7Sent 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 on Paddy Rooney's involvement.