Basic Site Details

Name: Sighthill Flats
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: 3 Storey Flats scheme by DHS and Minstry of Works

Building Type Classification

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


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 2Department of Health for Scotland (Scottish Board of Health; later Scottish Development Department)Architectural practiceA19541957Architectural Section of DHS
Item 2 of 2H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)Architectural practiceA19541957(?) 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Glendinning, Miles and Muthesius, Stefan1994Tower Block: Modern Public Housing in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland Yale University Press: New Haven and Londonp380 Gazetteer 2

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Builder30 July 1954  p169-71
Item 2 of 4Municipal Journal18 June 1957  p60
Item 3 of 4Surveyor8 May 1954  p377-8
Item 4 of 4Surveyor10 August 1957  p833-5