Basic Site Details

Name: Housing, Niddrie Marischal Housing Area
Town, district or village: Niddrie Marischal
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Later Phase: Niddrie Marischal Gardens CHECK

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 3December 1950  Warrant granted to the city for the erection of 180 dwelling houses at a total cost of 204,212
Item 2 of 315 May 1959 Build/construction'Site preparation work in connection with Niddrie Marischal 11 housing area. Site clearance and construction of approx. 640 yds. of 6in. to 9in. dia. fireclay pipe sewers and drains, 3,900 sq. yds. of carriageways, and asphalt and ancillary works. Aplications to City E' per Builder p906
Item 3 of 31971(?)1972Build/construction'Work on the erection of the 16 houses at this site was completed during the year' (Edinburgh Corporation Housing Committee, 1972)


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 2Edinburgh City Architect's Department (Edinburgh Corporation)Architectural practice 1950 Plans by City Architect
Item 2 of 2Edinburgh City Architect's Department (Edinburgh Corporation)Architectural practiceA1971(?)197216 Houses at Niddrie Marischal Gardens


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Edinburgh Corporation Housing Committee1972Annual Visit to Housing Developments Pillans and Wilson Ltd, Edinburgh 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder1 December 1950  p582
Item 2 of 2Builder15 May 1959  p906