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Basic Site Details

Name: Professional & Civil Service Supply Association
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Interior gutted and rebuilt twice. See separate entry for first building by Bryce (demolished).

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1National Westminster BankYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 178-80, George StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 419031907  
Item 2 of 41904  Plans dated
Item 3 of 41936 Alteration/conversionFacade infilled with Art Deco granite.
Item 4 of 41972 RestorationRestoration to Burnet's original design.


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 6(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectA19031907 
Item 2 of 6James Wilkie WeddellArchitectA19031907As apprentice/senior assistant to Burnet
Item 3 of 6John Burnet & SonArchitectural practiceA19031907 
Item 4 of 6William John BlainArchitectA19031907As chief assistant for John Burnet & Son
Item 5 of 6Ian Burke AssociatesArchitectural practiceB1972 Exterior restored to Burnet's original design
Item 6 of 6Ian David BurkeArchitectB1972 Exterior restored to Burnet's original design


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Academy Architecture1905 part 1 p78
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp304
Item 3 of 3RSA1905   476

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder15 June 1923CXXIV p968
Item 2 of 2Building News20 October 1905   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register28876 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWatherston Collection EDD 379/1-12 - Burnet lithographs
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William John Blain: L v16 no1128; James Wilkie Weddell: L v21 no1667


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