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Edinburgh, Leith, Cables Wynd, Cables Wynd House

Office(S) (Period Unassigned), Tower Block(S) (20th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, Leith, Cables Wynd, Cables Wynd House

Classification Office(S) (Period Unassigned), Tower Block(S) (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Leith Central Redevelopment Area; Citadel And Central Leith Redevelopment Area, Cables Wynd Phase I

Canmore ID 137762

Site Number NT27NE 227

NGR NT 26835 76280

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (Edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian


Commission And Contract (1963)

A ten-storey tower block constructed by Edinburgh Borough Council as part of the redevelopment of the central area of Leith. The block is a mixed development and contains 212 dwellings built as public housing. Commission was approved by committee in 1963. The contractor for the development was Smart.

Glendinning and Methusius 1994

Photographic Record (November 1982)

Photo taken by Dr Miles Glendinning for research purposes.

Photographic Record (February 1983)

Photo taken by Dr Miles Glendinnig for research purposes.


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