Exchange Place, Edinburgh, Architect, Photo, Design, Scottish Widows, Expansion

Exchange Place Edinburgh

New Building, Semple Street / Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Scotland

Exchange Place

28 Feb 2016 – new photographs taken by architect Adrian Welch:

Scottish Widows 2 Edinburgh

Scottish Widows 2 Edinburgh offices

Photos by John McKenzie Photography, 26 May 2010:

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photos © John McKenzie

Design : Cre8architecture with RHWL

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photos © John McKenzie

New buildings to the southeast of the Scottish Widows HQ by BDP Architects

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photos © John McKenzie

Work started on Exchange Place Oct 2007

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photos © Adrian Welch nov 2007

Exchange Place : Building PR from cre8architecture 2007

Work has started on cre8architecture’s £50m Exchange Place office development in Edinburgh. The new 280,000sqft proposals for Scottish Widows Investment Partnership are one of the final components of the original Central Business District. Secured in design competition the development marks the first major commission for the new Edinburgh based practice.

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The development of three 5 and 6 storey office buildings around a new public piazza links to the Millennium Way between Edinburgh Quay and the city centre. The proposals also see the retention and relocation of the Grade B listed entrance arches to the former Meat Market.

The project is being delivered as part of a joint venture with London-based practice RHWL, with a completion date for all three offices of Spring 2009.

Aerial plan showing Scottish Widows by BDP prior to Exchange Place:
Scottish Widows, Edinburgh
picture from BDP Architects

Scottish Widows Building
: Expansion Background information

Exchange Place architect : RHWL

Scottish Widows – redevelopment context, photographs from Jan 2006:

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images © Adrian Welch

Scottish Widows HQ, Port Hamilton, 69 Morrison St, Edinburgh 1998
BDP Architects
image from BDP Architects




Scottish Widows Edinburgh : Dalkeith Road building

Adjacent buildings incl. Edinburgh Conference Centre and the City Travel Inn

Scottish Architecture




BDP Architects – Edinburgh buildings:
Edinburgh Council HQ
Scottish Widows HQ
Craiglockhart Campus, Napier University
EICC Additional Spaces Facility – Project

Scottish Housing

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