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Edinburgh, Sighthill Bank, Sighthill Neighbourhood Centre

Balcony Access Block (20th Century), Tower Block(S) (20th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, Sighthill Bank, Sighthill Neighbourhood Centre

Classification Balcony Access Block (20th Century), Tower Block(S) (20th Century)

Canmore ID 300001

Site Number NT17SE 366

NGR NT 19846 70927

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 (1965)

A development of four tower blocks, built as public housing as part of the Sighthill Neighbourhood Centre. The blocks were constructed by Edinburgh Borough Council. Three of the blocks are seventeen-storeys and contain a total of 285 dwellilngs. The fourth block is an eleven-storey block with balcony access. This block contains 80 dwellings. The contractor for the development was Crudens. Construction was approved by committee in 1965.

Glendinning and Methusius 1994

Photographic Record (November 1982)

Photo taken by Dr Miles Glendinning for research purposes.


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