Basic Site Details

Name: People’s Bank, Forrest Road
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Notes: The new offices of the People's Bank in Forrest Road, Edinburgh, were formally opened on Friday. The interior fittings are of Spanish mahogany, and the floor is of marble, laid in black and white squares. The exterior has a frontage of 25ft. to Forrest-road. The work was executed from plans by Mr Thomas P Marwick, architect, Edinburgh

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 126, Forrest Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1November 1904 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 1Thomas Purves MarwickArchitect 1904  


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building News18 November 1904  p718
Item 2 of 2Edinburgh Evening News10 November 1904