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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".


  • 1964-1965


Language of Materials

This material is in English

Physical Description

8 plans

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


3 metres