Factory and warehouse for Scottish Agricultural Industries (SAI), Leith, Edinburgh: the raw materials store showing the precast concrete arches and purlins

RIBApix ref no RIBA87649
Architect/DesignerBasil Spence & Partners
Artist/PhotographerToomey, Bill (1922-)
CountryUK: Scotland
CityEdinburgh
Subject Date1957
Image Date1959
ViewInterior
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP288/307
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The store is a single cell concrete structure, 900 feet long, 100 feet wide and 60 feet high, formed of precast concrete three-pin arches supporting precast concrete post-tensioned purlins.

Subject tags

concrete, factories, arches, warehouses