Fountainbridge office scheme submitted
March 21 2014office development at Fountainbridge, Edinburgh on behalf of Scottish Widows.
The scheme will entail partial demolition of the existing Lothian House to allow construction of a mixed-use extension; including retail and basement parking.
This will see a 1955 extension to the art-deco landmark at 54a Fountainbridge, built by Woolworths, demolished to make way for a new-build element.
Defending this demolition in their heritage report Michael Laird, said: “… the original three bays of Lothian House to Fountainbridge are of a lower architectural quality than the principal elevation and hence do not conform to the formal presence of the principal elevation…”
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