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Edinburgh, Leith, Tolbooth Wynd, Linksview House

Slab Block (20th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, Leith, Tolbooth Wynd, Linksview House

Classification Slab Block (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Leith Central Redevelopment Area; Citadel And Central Leith Redevelopment Area, Tolbooth Wynd Phase Ii

Canmore ID 137763

Site Number NT27NE 228

NGR NT 27055 76274

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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


Commission And Contract (1964)

An eleven-storey slab block with balconies built as public housing by Edinburgh Borough Council as part of the redevelopment of the central area of Leith. The block contains 98 dwellings. Construction was approved by committee in 1964. The contractor for the development was J. Smart & Co. (Contractors) Ltd.

Glendinning and Methusius 1994

Photographic Record (1982)

Photo taken by Dr Miles Glendinning for research purposes.


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