Basic Biographical Details

Name: Weir Housing Corporation Ltd
Bio Notes:  

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Calder Street, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, ScotlandBusiness1950 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 3Arthur Forbes Cargill1950 * Chief Architect 
Item 2 of 3Graham Couper LawAfter 1951November 1954(?)  
Item 3 of 3Robert Fulton1979 * Chief Architect 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Buildings and Designs

This was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 20 Red Road HousingBalornock GlasgowScotlandProvided external cladding panels
Item 2 of 201952Housing, Moss-sideCowdenbeath  ScotlandInvited to submit tender
Item 3 of 201954Corporation Housing, Fir StreetGreenock RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 4 of 2025 April 1958Housing, Low Waters RoadHamilton LanarkshireScotlandper Builder p790
Item 5 of 201961Weir HousingNewmains LanarkshireScotland 
Item 6 of 201961Weir HousingCleland LanarkshireScotland 
Item 7 of 202 June 1961Weir Housing at Burnwood, CarlukeCarluke LanarkshireScotlandper Builder p1072
Item 8 of 2021 July 1961Weir Cedar Bungalow, Royal Highland ShowIngliston  Scotlandper Builder p140
Item 9 of 2012 December 1961Private HousingSouthfield Farm, Barnton Edinburgh, MidlothianScotlandpurchased land at public auction for 77,300
Item 10 of 2024 January 1964Weir Housing Corporation scheme, CumbernauldCumbernauld LanarkshireScotland 
Item 11 of 206 March 1964Council Housing, RaigmoreInverness Inverness-shireScotlandTo build 22 of 322 new houses
Item 12 of 204 September 1964Council Housing and Garages, Mallard CrescentGreenock RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 13 of 201965Primary School, Barmulloch Site 6  GlasgowScotland 
Item 14 of 207 October 1966113 Houses, MasonhillMasonhill Ayr, AyrshireScotland 
Item 15 of 201967103 Houses and Garages, Craigshill  LivingstonScotland 
Item 16 of 201967127 Weir HousesMasonhill AyrScotland 
Item 17 of 201967190 houses, Trumpet HillGourock  ScotlandCoatbridge section.
Item 18 of 20196732 Weir CottagesArbroath AngusScotland 
Item 19 of 20196773 Weir housesCaprington KilmarnockScotland 
Item 20 of 201967Civic housing, NethertonMotherwell & Wishaw LanarkshireScotlandCreated plans


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 3Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp22
Item 2 of 3Glendinning, Miles and Muthesius, Stefan1994Tower Block: Modern Public Housing in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland Yale University Press: New Haven and LondonCover, p31, p65, p75, p232 Photograph of construction, p233 Photographs of construction and opening, p234, p235; p237, p239, p262, p315, p318, p321, p329, p381, Gazetteer 2
Item 3 of 3RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this :
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 18Architectural ReviewNovember 1967  p343 Red Road
Item 2 of 18Builder27 June 1952  p988
Item 3 of 18Builder9 April 1954  p656
Item 4 of 18Builder25 April 1958  p790
Item 5 of 18Builder19 October 1962  p769-70 Red Road
Item 6 of 18Builder15 March 1963  p568 Red Road
Item 7 of 18Builder24 January 1964  p212
Item 8 of 18Builder6 March 1964  p523
Item 9 of 18Builder4 September 1964  p515
Item 10 of 18Builder5 February 1965  p328
Item 11 of 18Building6 October 1967  p133
Item 12 of 18Building8 December 1967  p171
Item 13 of 18Building7 April 1967  p181
Item 14 of 18Building7 July 1967  p158
Item 15 of 18International Asbestos Cement ReviewOctober 196644 p21-5 Red Road
Item 16 of 18RIBA JournalFebruary 1967 London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp46 Red Road
Item 17 of 18Systems Building and DesignMay 1967  p50-3 Red Road
Item 18 of 18Town and Country Planning7 August 1982  p177-9 'The story of Red Road Flats'