Calton Road Edinburgh buildings, Whitefoord House photos, Scottish capital city development, Architects, Images
Calton Road Edinburgh Architecture
Whitefoord House, Whitehorse Close, Buchanan Court + Canongate
post updated 27 July 2023
Calton Road fhousing ; Canongate Kirk ; Burial Ground
Calton Road Buildings
Calton Road flats, photos by Adrian Welch Sep 2007
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.
No week goes by in recent months without letters in the Press re Mountgrange’s development: Calton Gate
Date built: 1769
Design: Robert Mylne Architect
architecture picture © Adrian Welch
Whitefoord House building
Whitefoord House Refurbishment
Design: Mottram Patrick Architects
building picture © Adrian Welch
Whitehorse Close – Refurbishment, 31 Canongate
Date built: 1964
Design: Sir Frank Mears & Partners
Whitehorse Close picture © Adrian Welch
Lochend Close housing:
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.
79-121 Canongate housing
Date built: 1968
Design: Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson
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
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
Comments / photos for the Calton Road Buildings in the northeast part of the Old Town, southeast Scotland, United Kingdom, page welcome.