Skip to main content

George Square Redevelopment: plans: landscape and streetscape, 1964-1965

Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/6.6

Scope and Contents

Set of plans by Percy Johnson-Marshall Associates relating to the landscape and streetscape details of the development of the George Square area by the University of Edinburgh. The plans include:

  1. George Square Gardens: a large scale, hand coloured base layout of George Square Gardens (42cm x 60cm)
  2. University of Edinburgh: George Square area: treatment of south and east sides of the square - a hand-coloured plan at 1:500 scale showing the building schedule for the area and possible treatment to surfaces in the square
  3. 2 copies of a small scale plan, reduced from the above with the required realignment for Meadow Walk indicated. 1 copy has tree symbols in colour and has been amended by hand. The second is a black and white copy of this.
  4. 3 manuscript plans on tracing paper showing 3 different large-scale streetscape layouts for the south side of George Square
  5. suggested treatment of surfaces and levels of George Square: transparancy copy of 1/16" = 1' scale plan, with hand additions and "letra-tone".


  • Creation: 1964-1965


Language of Materials

This material is in English

Physical Description

8 plans

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the undefined: 3 metres

Physical Description

8 plans

Archivist's Note


Sarah Higgins 16 June 2003

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

Centre for Research Collections
University of Edinburgh Main Library
George Square
Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland
+44(0)131 650 8379