Basic Site Details

Name: Britannic Assurance Company, 127-129 George Street
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1127-129, George StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31929  Alterations for Britannic Assurance Company
Item 2 of 31974 Restorationfacade retention and later shopfronts removed.
Item 3 of 31975 Won award or awardsEAHY award


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 4Thomas McCrae  1924 Alterations
Item 2 of 4David Greig Sibbald B1974 Job architect with Robert Hurd & Partners.
Item 3 of 4Henry ('Harry') McFarlane Bunch B1974 Restoration - partner in charge
Item 4 of 4Robert Hurd & Partners (or R A Hurd & Partners) B1974 Restoration


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Amalgamated SecuritiesClient for 1974 work
Item 2 of 2Britannic Assurance Company1924 alterations


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p55
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp306
Item 3 of 3RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection EDD/96/11-12