Basic Site Details

Name: Knightswood Community Centre
Town, district or village: Knightswood
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Planned as a complex in Modern Movement style with library, health centre, concert hall, swimming pool and community centre, although only the community centre was built

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3Dunterlie AvenueYes 
Item 2 of 320, Dykebar AvenueYes 
Item 3 of 317, Foxbar AvenueYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31937   
Item 2 of 31963 Plans prepared, construction not yet begunLinked group of library, swimming pool and replacement community centre.
Item 3 of 319691971Build/constructionLinked group of library, swimming pool and replacement community centre.

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 6Francis Clunie ScottArchitectA19371939Working in Glasgow Corporation Housing Department
Item 2 of 6Glasgow Corporation Housing Department (later Architectural & Planning Department, Glasgow Corporation) A19371939 
Item 3 of 6Glasgow Office of Public Works Architectural Department (later Glasgow Corporation City Engineer's Department)Architectural practiceA19371939With Somers as City Engineer
Item 4 of 6Thomas Peter Miller SomersArchitectA19371939As Glasgow City Engineer
Item 5 of 6Archibald George JuryArchitectB19631971Linked group of library, swimming pool and replacement community centre - as City Architect.
Item 6 of 6Glasgow Corporation Housing Department (later Architectural & Planning Department, Glasgow Corporation) B19631971Linked group of library, swimming pool and replacement community centre.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p399

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register43117 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Francis Clunie Scott: L no5518 (combined box 85)