Custom House

The Custom House is situated on the north side of Commercial Street, Leith close to the area of the harbour known as the Sand Port and Ballast Quay. The building which was constructed at the beginning of the 19th century is based on the layout of Register House and was designed by Robert Reid the […]

Chambers Street

Chambers Street was named after William Chambers who was elected Lord Provost of Edinburgh in 1865. North College Street and three residential squares built in the 18th century, Adam Square, Argyle Square and Brown Square were demolished under the civic improvement project. The area was used to build the spacious new thoroughfare. A statue of […]