Basic Site Details

Name: Harry Younger Hall
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 1Boys' Club  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Canongate  
Item 2 of 2Lochend Close  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21967March 1969Build/constructionDesigned by Sir Basil Spence, Glover and Ferguson, in conjunction with the Canongate Housing development. Foundation stone laid March 1967, completed March 1969.

Remains of the tenement that previously stood on the site are incorporated into the S wall.
Item 2 of 2March 1967 Foundation stone 


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 SpenceArchitectA1970s  
Item 2 of 5John Hardie GloverArchitectA1970s  
Item 3 of 5Peter Scott FergusonArchitectA1970s  
Item 4 of 5Richard Ross Forbes CassidyArchitectA1970s  
Item 5 of 5Sir Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson A1970s  


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Richard CassidyInformation given to Yvonne Hillyard April 2012
Item 2 of 2Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore281996