|Garden Village, Gretna||See also Garden Village, Eastriggs|
The chief township at Gretna included housing for men and women munition workers together with, laundry, bakery, and central kitchen for distributing food to the hostels, and mess rooms for the factory hands. The subsidiary township of Eastriggs provided accommodation for labour living near the western end of the munitioms factory, and not far from Dornock Station
Architect Raymond Unwin FRIBA.
Chief Assistant architect S. B. Russell. FRIBA.
Resident architect Courtney M. Crickmer, F.R.I.B.A.,
Others. C E Simmons, Geoffrey Lucas, H A Saul, R. S. Bowers, A. O Cave and Harold Burgess.
Subject to the necessary criticism and co-ordination of the designs, ... the principle adopted was to leave the individual architects as free a hand as possible with their designs and individual buildings. The result, therefore, is largely one of co-operative effort on the part of the number of architects, most of whom were in private practice previous to the outbreak of the war. [Building News 2 October 1918]