Basic Site Details

Name: Royal Insurance Offices
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: See also no 3 George Street - Listed together but entered separately in dsa.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 113, George StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21898   
Item 2 of 2After 1927Before 1929 Alterations or rebuilding


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 6Andrew Robb Scott A18981900 
Item 2 of 6George Beattie & Son A18981900 
Item 3 of 6George Lennox Beattie A18981900 
Item 4 of 6John Sidey A18981900As assistant to Beattie
Item 5 of 6William Hamilton Beattie A18981898 
Item 6 of 6Sydney Houghton Miller  After 1927Before 1929Alterations or rebuilding


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Royal Insurance Company 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Pike Edinburgh and the Lothians at the turn of the 20th century   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register28829 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Lennox Beattie: F v17 p68 no1130 (microfilm reel 12); Sydney Houghton Miller: F no2700 (box 10); John Sidey: L v15 no1022