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Edinburgh, Calder Park

Tower Block(S) (20th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, Calder Park

Classification Tower Block(S) (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Edinburgh, Calder Gardens, Sighthill Tha Iii

Canmore ID 300006

Site Number NT17SE 371

NGR NT 19133 70367

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 (1966)

A development of three thirteen-storey tower blocks built as public housing as part of Calder Park. The blocks were constructed for Edinburgh Borough Council. They contain 408 dwellings in total. The Skarne industrialised building system was used for construction. The contractor for the development was Crudens Ltd. Construction was approved by committee in 1966.

Glendinning and Methusius 1994

Photographic Record (November 1982)

Photos taken by Dr Miles Glendinning for research purposes.


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