Calton Road, Edinburgh, Buildings, Photos, Development, Architects, Images

Calton Road, Edinburgh : Architecture

Whitefoord House, Whitehorse Close, Buchanan Court + Canongate

Calton Road Buildings

Photos Mar 2007 by Adrian Welch:
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Latest Calton Road building, photos by Adrian Welch Sep 2007
Calton Road Flats
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32 Calton Road
Planning application by gm+ad architects for 32 Calton Road: decision continued 100506
Mixed development incl. commercial & student accommodation for LDC (Holdings) Plc + Sundial Properties (Gilmerton) Ltd.
On cleared corner site of Calton Road and Lochend Close, adj. Studio 24 just east of Calton Gate
Previously subject to proposals by Malcolm Fraser Architects

Calton Gate
No week goes by in recent months without letters in the Press re Mountgrange’s development: Calton Gate

Calton Road runs parallel with the Royal Mile to the south: two Old Town Housing Association blocks picking up references to former Royal High School (up above):
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Recent housing between Canongate Kirk and former New St Bus Station – images:
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Whitefoord House
1769
Robert Mylne
Whitefoord House
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Calton Road building

Whitefoord House Refurbishment

Mottram Patrick Architects
Calton Road, Edinburgh
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Whitehorse Close – Refurbishment, 31 Canongate
1964
Sir Frank Mears & Partners
Whitehorse Close
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Calton Road housing

Lochend Close housing:
Lochend Close
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School, Canongate
Canongate
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Victorian squat school opposite Sir Basil Spence’s housing, still in use as a Primary and Nursery to the west.

Canongate
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View west up Canongate with school to immediate left and Richard Murphy Architects’ Canongate housing beyond again on the left.

79-121 Canongate – housing
1968
Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson
Canongate Housing
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Private Housing – Scottish vernacular meets modernism: flats in white render and dressed stone with restrained elements reminiscent of Rennie Mackintosh, though concrete ageing badly:Canongate housing




Scottish Parliament

Modern Houses
Scottish Housing
Edinburgh Restaurants
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Context for the above buildings: Royal Mile

The first EAA Silver Medal awarded in 1984, was won by Andrew Doolan /
Kantel for St Anne’s Brewery Conversion to Flats, Calton Road, Edinburgh

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