Basic Site Details

Name: Mosspark Housing Estate for the Corporation of Glasgow
Town, district or village: Mosspark
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: See also entry for the competition for Mosspark Estate - presumably a different area of same estate? This part built by J A Mactaggart & Co.

1.8 million contract for the building of 1,500 houses

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Housing  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21920 Plans prepared, construction not yet begun 
Item 2 of 2February 1921November 1924Construction 


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 2Glasgow Corporation Housing Department (later Architectural & Planning Department, Glasgow Corporation) A19211924 
Item 2 of 2Peter FyfeArchitectA19211924As Director of Housing


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p569
Item 2 of 3Morgan, Nicholas J. 'Innovations in municipal housebuilding, 1919-39' in R. Rodger (ed) Scottish Housing in the Twentieth Century Leister, 1989p132
Item 3 of 3RCAHMS1999Homebuilders: Mactaggart & Mickel and the Scottish housebuilding industry RCAHMSp9, 21-22, 28, 34
Image of Mosspark Boulevard seen in 1925 p20
1926 cartoon in the Bulletin p20