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Calton Road Edinburgh Architecture

Whitefoord House, Whitehorse Close, Buchanan Court + Canongate

post updated 27 July 2023

Calton Road fhousing ; Canongate Kirk ; Burial Ground

Photos Mar 2007 by Adrian Welch:
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Calton Road Buildings

Calton Road flats, photos by Adrian Welch Sep 2007
Calton Road Flats
property picture © Adrian Welch
Calton Road flats

32 Calton Road
The Planning application by gm+ad architects, a Glasgow-based architecture practice, was for No. 32: the decision continued 100506.
This mixed-use development included commercial & student accommodation for LDC (Holdings) Plc + Sundial Properties (Gilmerton) Ltd.
On cleared corner site of this east-west street and Lochend Close, adjacent to Studio 24 just east of the large Calton Gate property development.
Previously this location was subject to proposals by Malcolm Fraser Architects, a design firm based in the Old Town.

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):
Calton Road, Edinburgh Calton Road Buildings
pictures © Adrian Welch

Recent housing between Canongate Kirk and former New St Bus Station – images:
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pictures © Adrian Welch

Whitefoord House
Date built: 1769
Design: Robert Mylne Architect
Whitefoord House
architecture picture © Adrian Welch
Whitefoord House building

Whitefoord House Refurbishment
Date built:-
Design: Mottram Patrick Architects
Calton Road, Edinburgh
building picture © Adrian Welch

Whitehorse Close – Refurbishment, 31 Canongate
Date built: 1964
Design: Sir Frank Mears & Partners
Whitehorse Close
Whitehorse Close picture © Adrian Welch

Whitehorse Close housing

Lochend Close housing:
Lochend Close
Lochend Close housing picture © Adrian Welch

A school building on the Canongate:
school building picture © Adrian Welch
This squat Victorian school is located opposite Sir Basil Spence’s housing. It is still in use as a Primary and Nursery to the west.

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

79-121 Canongate housing
Date built: 1968
Design: Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson
Canongate Housing
79-121 Canongate housing picture © Adrian Welch
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 Capital Building Designs

Contemporary Scottish Capital Property Designs – recent architectural selection below:

Scottish Parliament

Edinburgh Restaurants

Palace of Holyroodhouse

Context for the above buildings: Royal Mile Edinburgh

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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