Located within the World Heritage Site of Edinburgh’s New Town, this project involved the redevelopment of 7 existing buildings on the south side of St Andrew Square that formed the original headquarters of the Scottish Provident insurance firm. Hoskins Architects worked in collaboration with CDA to deliver this significant development on what is one of the city’s most sensitive prime sites.
The project is seen as a major element within the regeneration of the eastern end of the New Town, providing mixed use of over 100,000 sq ft Grade A office space, 70,000 sq ft prime retail, and a suite of luxury apartments. Involving close liaison with statutory bodies to agree the conversion and reuse of the Category A listed Burnet building and the selective demolition of a number of other listed buildings, the scheme received planning and listed building consent in 2007. Fit-out was completed and the building occupied in summer 2017.