Thank You

Funders and supporters

We are grateful for the ongoing funding we receive to support our work from the following funders:

Creative Scotland

City of Edinburgh Council

The conservation and redevelopment of the City Observatory, in partnership with City of Edinburgh Council, was made possible through the generous support of the following funders:

Creative Scotland
Heritage Lottery Fund
Edinburgh World Heritage

Trusts and foundations:

Sylvia Waddilove Foundation UK
William Grant Foundation
The Wolfson Foundation
Garfield Weston Foundation
The Pilgrim Trust
The Turtleton Charitable Trust
Robert Barr’s Charitable Trust
The Hope Scott Trust
Craignish Trust
Idlewild Trust
The Dalrymple Donaldson Fund
The Stafford Trust
Fleming-Wyfold Art Foundation
PF Charitable Trust
Esh Communities
Architectural Heritage Fund

Individual donors:
Anthony and Claire Tait
Observatory Library - Patrick and Anna Edwardson
Campbell Armour and Angus McLeod
Harry and Carol Nimmo

And many other individuals and anonymous donors.


Thank you to all who donated to the conservation and redevelopment of the City Observatory through our Buy-a-Brick donation scheme.

Transit House Anthony and Claire Tait

Astronomer Royal Plaque
Campbell Armour and Angus McLeod
Harry and Carol Nimmo

Plaster Column
For Paul Carter
Alex Hinton and Darrell Williams
Ed Watt and Sinead Reynolds

Sandstone Capital
Anne Bonnar
Dr Olimpia and Mr Daniel Curran
Mark O'Connor
Caroline and Robert Cook
Richard Price
Kirstie Skinner and Daniel Warren

Sandstone Brick
Colin Milne
Nick and Elaine Addington

Virtual Brick
J and J Armour
Stuart Bennett
Nicky Bird
James Brook
Jenny Brownrigg
Alistair Cairns
Dr Sally Cross
Graham Domke
Maria Fusco
Emma Griffiths
Ken Hay
Chris Higgins
Peter Hildrew
M A Hooper
Leigh Hazzard-Burgess
Fiona Jardine
Dr Craig Martin
Alan and Louise Nelson
Stephen Palmer
John Powers
Ann Rhodes
Victoria Russell
Joyce Shearer
Fiona Sloane
Jill Snowdon
Diana Sykes
Peter Thierfeldt

Other Donations
Richard and Florence Ingleby
Zachs-Adam Family