Basic Site Details

Name: Forrester High School
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Broomhouse Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31959 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 316 February 1968 Addition156,000
Item 3 of 3Before 1975 AdditionGames complex added


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 5Alexander SteeleArchitectA1959 As City Architect
Item 2 of 5Edinburgh City Architect's Department (Edinburgh Corporation)Architectural practiceA1959  
Item 3 of 5George Sinclair Gibson SteedmanArchitectABefore 1975 Games complex added
Item 4 of 5J D Cairns & FordArchitectural practiceABefore 1975 Games complex added
Item 5 of 5John JacksonArchitectABefore 1975 Games complex added


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp589
Item 2 of 2RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building16 February 1968  p242