Edinburgh South Side Through Time by Jack Gillon,Fraser Parkinson PDF

By Jack Gillon,Fraser Parkinson

Edinburgh’s South aspect has contributed a lot to the wealthy tale of town. In 1766, Edinburgh made its first formidable enlargement past the town partitions with the deliberate improvement of George sq.. the development of the North and South Bridge, linking the hot city, outdated city and South facet, was once a different improve to improvement within the sector. Nineteenth-century industrialisation ended in tenement housing, workshops and factories filling many of the on hand house among based Georgian constructions. within the Fifties, the cave in of the Dumbiedykes’ ‘Penny Tenement’ centred cognizance on Edinburgh’s slums, and the removing of a complete group as a part of an enormous slum clearance force undefined. within the face of a public outcry, smooth tower blocks additionally changed the historical Georgian constructions on George sq. with the lack of the fondly remembered Parker’s shop development within the Bristo area.

In 1975, the South facet used to be declared a conservation region. This reversed the wave of demolition and led to the regeneration of the world and the retention of its old id. the combo of groups make it the most vibrant components of Edinburgh, and it holds a unique position within the hearts of present and earlier citizens. Edinburgh South aspect via Time takes you in this trip, with previous and new photos to demonstrate how this a part of the town has replaced over the years.

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