Basic Site Details

Name: St Cuthbert's Co-operative Society Furniture Showroom
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Listed with the Point Hotel - numbers given as 28-30 for this part

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Point Conference Centre  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 222-34, Bread StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2FountainbridgeYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219351939  
Item 2 of 220012002Alteration/conversionConversion to Point Hotel and Point conference Centre. Addition of penthouse and roof-top pavilion.

People

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 6Philip Edward Joseph McManus (later Phillip or Philipp Edouard McManis)ArchitectA19351936As senior assistant to T P Marwick & Son
Item 2 of 6T P Marwick & SonArchitectural practiceA19351939 
Item 3 of 6Thomas ArmstrongArchitectA19351939As draughtsman with Marwick
Item 4 of 6Thomas Craigie MarwickArchitectA19351939 
Item 5 of 6Thomas Waller MarwickArchitectA19351939 
Item 6 of 6Andrew DoolanArchitect. AddiB20012002Conversion to further bedrooms for Point Hotel and Point Conference Centre. Addition of penthouse and roof-top pavilion

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1St Cuthbert's Co-operative Society 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Miles Glendinning, Diane Watters, David Whitham Docomomo Scotland Leaflet  p227 Image

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR E/176
Item 2 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Architects Index  
Item 3 of 5RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership  
Item 4 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Thomas Waller Marwick: F no4470 (combined box 16)
Item 5 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Thomas Armstrong A no 9020 (Combined Box 221)