Basic Biographical Details

Name: Edinburgh Burgh Engineers Office/Edinburgh City Engineer's Department
Designation: Architectural practice
Bio Notes:  

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1329, High Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1930 or 1931 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architectural practice (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 17Francis ('Frank') R Dinnis(?)November 1961EngineerDeputy City Engineer until 11 Nov 1961, when he succeeded W P Haldane as City Engineer and Master of Works
Item 2 of 17Charles Macpherson (or McPherson)1860s  Burgh Engineer
Item 3 of 17James Graham Fairley18691873Assistantunder Charles Macpherson
Item 4 of 17James M MacQueenc. 1880Before 1890Clerk 
Item 5 of 17Adam Horsburgh Campbell1882c. 1887Apprentice 
Item 6 of 17James Bow Dunnc. 1885c. 1888  
Item 7 of 17Adam Horsburgh Campbellc. 18871889Assistant 
Item 8 of 17Alexander McRae18981903Assistant 
Item 9 of 17John H CooperLate 1890s *   
Item 10 of 17John Galt Mitchell1900After 1910Assistant 
Item 11 of 17Adam Horsburgh Campbell5 December 1910January 1920 Burgh Engineer
Item 12 of 17Ion Victor Godfrey Hamilton WarnerMay 1928After 1943Assistant 
Item 13 of 17William Allan Macartney1930s * Chief Engineer 
Item 14 of 17W Glen1930 *   
Item 15 of 17John George MacGruerNovember 1939May 1940Inspector of Works 
Item 16 of 17W P Haldane194611 November 1961Chief Engineerheld post of City Engineer per Builder p1226
Item 17 of 17Francis ('Frank') R DinnisNovember 19611974Chief Engineer 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Buildings and Designs

This architectural practice was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 14 McLeod Street Municipal HousingTynecastle EdinburghScotland 
Item 2 of 14 Workmen's houses, Potterrow  EdinburghScotland 
Item 3 of 14 Workmen's houses, West PortOld Town EdinburghScotland 
Item 4 of 141893Powderhall Refuse Depot  EdinburghScotland 
Item 5 of 141897Tenements, Cowgate and High School Yards  EdinburghScotland 
Item 6 of 14c. 19001-17 Tron Square  EdinburghScotland 
Item 7 of 141953Covenanters' MemorialGrassmarket EdinburghScotlandWalls and railing added
Item 8 of 1431 October 1958Workshops, City Engineer's Department  Edinburgh, MidlothianScotlandCity Engineer accepting tenders per Builder p759
Item 9 of 143 April 1959Little France Bridge  Edinburgh, MidlothianScotlandaccepting tenders per Builder p664 - CHECK role
Item 10 of 146 November 1959Marine Gardens Industrial Area  Edinburgh, MidlothianScotlandaccepting tenders per Builder p600
Item 11 of 141960The Mound  Edinburgh, MidlothianScotlanddesigner along with Manager Lighting & Cleaning Dept
Item 12 of 145 August 1960Building worksLeith EdinburghScotlandaccepting applications per Builder p261
Item 13 of 145 August 1960Concrete wall surmounted by iron fence  EdinburghScotlanddocuments from the CE, 329 High Street, Edinburgh per Builder p261
Item 14 of 141 December 1961Longstone Bus Garage  Edinburgh, MidlothianScotlandTransport Manager accepting tenders by 26 Dec per Builder p1068


Currently, there are no references for this architectural practice. The information has been derived from: the British Architectural Library / RIBA Directory of British Architects 1834-1914; Post Office Directories; and/or any sources listed under this individual's works.