Basic Site Details

Name: Linlithgow Town Centre Redevelopment (CDA)
Town, district or village: Linlithgow
City or county: West Lothian
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: To include blocks of flats, 90 houses, library, bank, 15 shops and restaurant. Cost 620,000

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 7Street plan  
Item 2 of 7Flats  
Item 3 of 7Housing  
Item 4 of 7Shop  
Item 5 of 7Bank  
Item 6 of 7Library  
Item 7 of 7Restaurant  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 5September 1962 Scheme acceptedApproved the first phase of the town centre redelopment by building 14 houses, a bank and five shops.
Item 2 of 511 December 1964 * ProposedTown Council plans 500,000 town centre development
Item 3 of 518 December 1966 Scheme acceptedSubject to approval by appropriate government department
Item 4 of 519671969Build/construction 
Item 5 of 5February 1967 Build/constructionTenders accepted [Richard Costain (Construction) Ltd] for 600,000.

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 6Rowand Anderson Kininmonth & PaulArchitectural practiceA19641969 
Item 2 of 6Richard Costain (Construction) LtdBuilder 18 December 1966  
Item 3 of 6(Sir) William Hardie Kininmonth ArchitectA19671969 
Item 4 of 6Ian Charles GordonArchitectA19671969 
Item 5 of 6Thomas Hynd DuncanArchitectA19671969 
Item 6 of 6William Gray LeslieArchitectA19671969 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p552
Item 2 of 3McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  p304
Item 3 of 3RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Builder14 September 1962  p563
Item 2 of 4Builder11 December 1964  p1284
Item 3 of 4Building16 December 1966  p126
Item 4 of 4Building24 February 1967  p142