The project is a transformative initiative to create a new space for the nation's renowned collection of Scottish art. Work on the overhaul of the Scottish National Gallery at The Mound in Edinburgh is now not expected until the end of 2022 – five and a half … The National Gallery of Scotland is the national art gallery that features both Scottish and international works of art from the birth of the Renaissance to Post-Impressionism. Work to transform the Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh is not expected to be completed until the end of 2022 following delays due to coronavirus and the "complex and changing nature" of the construction requirements. The Scottish National Gallery (formerly the National Gallery of Scotland) is the national art gallery of Scotland.It is located on The Mound in central Edinburgh, close to Princes Street.The building was designed in a neoclassical style by William Henry Playfair, and first opened to the public in 1859. 13 mins ago. Scottish National Gallery revamp delayed again as completion is put back by another year until ‘end of 2022’ Brian Ferguson. The museum, which opened in 1859, is housed in an elegant neo-classical building designed by William Henry Playfair. Car crashes into Angela Merkel’s office gate.