Basic Site Details

Name: Broomhouse Housing Estate
Town, district or village: Broomhouse
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: A preliminary layout for Phase I of the estate, comprising 256 houses, was approved in 1939. Work began on 72 houses, but progress was stopped due to the outbreak of WWII.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11938   


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 3George Learmonth Harkess WallsArchitectA1938  
Item 2 of 3Stewart KayeArchitectA1938  
Item 3 of 3Stewart Kaye & WallsArchitectural practiceA1938  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Mactaggart & Mickel 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1RCAHMS1999Homebuilders: Mactaggart & Mickel and the Scottish housebuilding industry RCAHMSp 73, 78, 108, 112-6, 118, 122, 128, 142, 162, 166