University of Edinburgh Comprehensive Development Area: miscellaneous areas

Scope and Content

University of Edinburgh Comprehensive Development Area: miscellaneous areas consists of:  

  • feasibility studies of miscellaneous areas, (1971-1979 )
  • plans of miscellaneous areas, (1960-1970 )

Administrative / Biographical History

Planning consultant to the University of Edinburgh, Percy Johnson-Marshall was frequently asked to produce reports for specific projects, or sites, within the University Comprehensive Development Area (CDA), such as the High School Yards Site (1971 ) and the Empire Garage site (1977 ) Feasibility studies were also commissioned by the University from other architects, such as the Buccleuch Church site for which Robert Matthew, Johnson-Marshall & Partners produced unexecuted schemes in  1971  and  1973 . Studies and reports carried out on behalf of other organisations for sites within the CDA were essential material for planning the CDA.

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This material is unrestricted.

Note

List of sources for the administrative history:

Fenton, Clive, Appleton's architects : building the University of Edinburgh (1949-65), Thesis (PhD) (Edinburgh, University of Edinburgh , 2002 )

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