Basic Site Details

Name: Carrick Knowe Housing Estate
Town, district or village: Carrick Knowe
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Notes: The project envisaged by Mactaggart and Mickel consisted of 1000 houses for rental, but an initial development of 856 houses on a 52 acre site was approved, followed by a 292 extension on 16 acres to the east. This comprised 73 blocks of three apartment dwellings.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11934  onwards from 1934


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 1Stewart Kaye  1934  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Mactaggart & Mickel 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1RCAHMS1999Homebuilders: Mactaggart & Mickel and the Scottish housebuilding industry RCAHMSp 73, 77-8, 97, 114, 122, 134, 166, 173, 183