Basic Site Details

Name: Working Menís Dwellings
Town, district or village: Leith
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: LEITH - The competition amongst architects for laying out ground under the Leith Improvement Act Scheme and for designing working-menís dwellings has been decided as follows. First premium of £100 awarded to Mr G Wilson of 10 Walker Terrace Edinburgh; second premium of £50 to Mr W L Moffatt of 12 North Street Edinburgh; third premium of £25 to Mr J Hutton of Commercial Street Dundee

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11881 Competition results announced 


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 WilsonArchitect 1881 Architectural Competition. Awarded first premium of £100
Item 2 of 3James HuttonArchitect 1881 Architectural Competition. Awarded third premium of £25
Item 3 of 3William Lambie Moffatt (originally William Lambie Moffat)Architect 1881 Architectural Competition. Awarded second premium of £50


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News23 September 1881  p408