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Edinburgh, Couper Street Estate, Citadel Court

Tower Block (20th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, Couper Street Estate, Citadel Court

Classification Tower Block (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Citadel And Central Leith Redevelopment Area, Couper St

Canmore ID 299820

Site Number NT27NE 1602

NGR NT 26595 76582

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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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 (1961)

A development of two twenty-storey tower blocks built as public housing by Edinburgh Borough Council as part of the redevelopment of the central area of Leith. The blocks contain 153 dwellings in total. Construction was approved by committee in 1961. The contractor for the development was Miller.

Glendinning and Methusius 1994


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