Basic Site Details

Name: Castle Terrace Development
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Unexecuted
Grid ref:
Notes: Despite the competition win, approval by Royal Fine Art Commission, the planning consent granted and the building control approval given, the project was abandoned through lack of money.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Hilton Hotel proposal  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Castle Terrace  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11988 Plans drawn upWon competition but project abandoned

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 5Sidney K Firmin B1900s First asked to produce a sheme. Wedgwood asked for advice but produced an alternative scheme.
Item 2 of 5Harold Roland WedgwoodArchitectural practiceA19791983Won competition but project abandoned
Item 3 of 5James Fergus LenaghanArchitectA19791983Won competition but project abandoned
Item 4 of 5Robert ('Bob') Iain Stewart AndersonArchitectA19791983Won competition but project abandoned
Item 5 of 5Roland Wedgwood & PartnersArchitectural practiceA19791983Won competition but project abandoned

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 3Crudens Development Ltd Glasgow 
Item 2 of 3Hilton 
Item 3 of 3Noga-HiltonLater Hilton became Noga-Hilton

References

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Alastair ScottInformation given to Dictionary September 2015
Item 2 of 2Courtesy of Bob AndersonInformation to Yvonne Hillyard in interview, June 2011