Basic Site Details

Name: Link housing, Southfield
Town, district or village: Barnton
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Consisted of 116 houses and flats.
Cost: 568,000.

Saltire Award 1965? Saltire Housing Commendation, 1966.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219631966Build/construction 
Item 2 of 21966 Won award or awardsSaltire Housing Commendation


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 3Daniel Dermot QuinnArchitectA19631966 
Item 2 of 3Philip Cocker & AssociatesArchitectural practiceA19631966 
Item 3 of 3Philip Stanley Cocker A19631966 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Link Benevolent Housing Association 
Item 2 of 2Link Housing AssociationAlternative name for client.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p562
Item 2 of 3RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 3 of 3RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Philip CockerInformation sent via DSA website, November 2009