Basic Site Details

Name: Housing, Drylaw Mains South
Town, district or village: Drylaw Mains
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 1Housing  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 5September 1951 Scheme acceptedCorporation granted warrant by Dean of Guild Court to build 498 houses at estimated cost of 570,039
Item 2 of 5October 1951 Scheme acceptedDean of Guild Court has approved erection of 498 houses at estimated cost of 570,039
Item 3 of 5November 1951 Build/constructionCorporation has a housing scheme, estimated to cost 570,000, to be erected
Item 4 of 5November 1951 ProposedTown Council to erect fifty-nine traditional-type houses
Item 5 of 525 April 1952 Scheme acceptedInterim warrant for excavations and foundations granted by Dean of Guild Court for 750,000 housing scheme - 500 homes to be built on site bounded by Ferry Road and Groathill Road


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 1Alexander Garden Forgie  1951  


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Builder14 September 1951  p367
Item 2 of 5Builder19 October 1951  p535
Item 3 of 5Builder2 November 1951  p605
Item 4 of 5Builder30 November 1951  p773
Item 5 of 5Builder25 April 1952  p641