RBS HQ Campus, Gogarburn

The new headquarters for The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, on a 90-acre site in West Edinburgh, is a landscaped campus of office complex, conference/training centre, leisure centre, staff club and nursery with a total floor area of over 800,000 sqft accommodating 3,500 staff.

The main office building of seven ‘business houses’ is arranged around a landscaped internal street. The tree lined street acts as the principal focus and circulation spine of the building with coffee shops, hairdresser, pharmacy, branch bank, shops and a supermarket.

A Business School, developed jointly with Harvard Business School, is situated on an adjacent parkland site.

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  • RBS HQ Campus, Gogarburn
  • RBS HQ Campus, Gogarburn
  • RBS HQ Campus, Gogarburn
  • RBS HQ Campus, Gogarburn
  • RBS HQ Campus, Gogarburn
  • RBS HQ Campus : photo by Keith Hunter

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The Royal Bank of Scotland World HQ won the Scottish Quality in Planning Award 2006, the EAA Awards 2006 top prize [Silver Medal], Best Commercial Project & Best Interior Commendation at the Scottish Design Awards 2006, the Property Executive Magazine Awards 2006 Office Award, BCO Regional Award 2006 and a BIAL Landscape Award 2006 for the Interior Landscape. Refer to Building Awards.

The building’s sustainable design principles and energy efficiency have achieved an ‘excellent’ BREEAM rating.

Other buildings on the campus by Michael Laird Architects are the RBS Business School, RBS Leisure Building, Gogarburn House & Nursery and Gogar Park House.

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RBS HQ Campus, Gogarburn