Commercial Street, Edinburgh

TYPE: Conversion

SIZE: 42 Houses

VALUE: £4,500,000

Gregor Shore’s expertise in conversion & restoration is widely recognised and none more so than the extensive series of buildings along the north flank of Commercial Street, Leith’s main peripheral thoroughfare. Here, the company acquired, designed & reconstructed several notable office buildings that had hitherto, lent themselves to a variety of uses. The former Leith Nautical College building for example was a collection of rooms added on to a row of warehouses that had more recently been the offices of the famous whisky people, Macdonald & Muir. Gregor Shore transformed and upgraded the building and it is now spread across two main office blocks with splendid contrasting Art deco and Victorian architecture.

Also forming part of this section is Gregor Shore’s HQ, two other substantial office blocks, 42 luxury Loft-style apartments and the successful Britannia Spice restaurant. Gregor Shore and associated companies have retained all of this prime Commercial property in their ownership.