Saltire Square is a new square created in the middle of Edinburgh's
Waterfront, beside the new road,
Waterfront Avenue in 2004.
main road through this area and Saltire Square with its sculpture were
created before any of the surrounding buildings were built.
time that this photograph was taken, in September 2005 buildings were
being constructed in an area immediately to the north of Saltire Square,
named Upper Strand.