Souness & Spiers
worked for Souness & Spiers on Warriston Road in
the early 1960s. They were a timber merchants
They felled their own trees at
Newbattle Abbey, Dalkeith, and other locations.
They then cut and 'naturally
dried' them in large open timber sheds which ran along the wall
opposite the Water of Leith.
office was a small brick building, now the entry
to Boat Green flats.
The cottage to the right of entry
road is now a photography studio. It
was the original railway cottage and was occupied by our cleaner and yard