Basic Site Details

Name: Temporary National Bank of Scotland Headquarters
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Sculptor: Tom Whalen.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Ministry of Food Later function (from pre-1949)

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 19 -11, George StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219351936  
Item 2 of 2c. 1974 Demolition 

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 5Philip Edward Joseph McManus (later Phillip or Philipp Edouard McManis)ArchitectA19351936As senior assistant to T P Marwick & Son
Item 2 of 5T P Marwick & SonArchitectural practiceA19351936Lost commission for permanent headquarters as a more conservative design was required
Item 3 of 5Thomas Craigie MarwickArchitectA19351936Lost commission for permanent headquarters as a more conservative design was required
Item 4 of 5Thomas Waller MarwickArchitectA19351936Lost commission for permanent headquarters as a more conservative design was required
Item 5 of 5Thomas ArmstrongArchitectA1936 As draughtsman with Marwick

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1National Bank of Scotland 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1McKean, Charles1987The Scottish Thirties: An Architectural Introduction Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Pressp104

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect and Building News1936Jan-June p302
Item 2 of 2Architectural Review193781 (Jan-June) p179

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1930/73
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Thomas Waller Marwick: F no4470 (combined box 16). Thomas Armstrong A 9020 (Combined Box 221)