Standard Life Investments

Head Office

1 George Street

Photo 1

The Standard Life Assurance Company Head Office    -    Model, 1970s

 Reproduced with acknowledgement to The Standard Life Assurance Company.                                             Photographer, RR Inglis

Photo 2

Standard Life Investments Head Office    -    March 2006

Standard Life Investments Head Office  -  1 George Street

  Peter Stubbs: peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                 Photograph taken March 20, 2006,  11.16am

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    Standard Life Investments Head Office  -  1 George Street

 

Standard Life Head Office

1 George Street

Two Photos

The two photos above both show the former Head Office of The Standard Life Assurance Company, now an office of the company's subsidiary, Standard Life Investments.

The building is at the East End of George Street and has frontages on to:

LEFT:   George Street

RIGHT:  West side of St Andrew Square

Photo 1

    Model of Standard Life Assurance Company's Head Office on the corner of George Street and North St David Street, at St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

The different stages of development, and the buildings on either side of the Standard Life offices can clearly be seen in this photo.  They are (left to right):

A -  St Andrew's & St George's Church
now 'St Andrew's & St George's West'
Designed 1782-84, with 51 m steeple built 1787.

B -  The Standard Life Assurance Company
Phase 3  Extension, 1975

C - The Standard Life Assurance Company Head Office
Built 1897-1902 on the site of the company's former Head Office since 1839.

D -  The Standard Life Assurance Company
Phase 2  Extension, 1968

E  -  The Standard Life Assurance Company
Former Royal Insurance Company building, Renaissance style, designed 1898

F  -  Scottish Life Assurance Company
Built 1960

Photo 2

    Standard Life Investments Head Office  -  1 George Street

This photo shows the same view as Photo 1,but was taken about 30 years after the model was built.

 

Standard Life Head Office

1 George Street

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