Basic Site Details

Name: Grangemouth Central Area redevelopment with shopping centre
Town, district or village: Grangemouth
City or county: Stirlingshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: NB Philip Cocker Associates appear to have won a competition for the District Centre in Grangemouth but it is unclear if it relates to this work which was done later.

Cost 3m

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 5Bo'ness Road  
Item 2 of 5Kerse Road  
Item 3 of 5La Porte precinct  
Item 4 of 5Station Road  
Item 5 of 5Union Road  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 317 April 1964 * Scheme acceptedSecretary of State approves redevelopment, involving closing Lumley St to traffic and reconstruction of shopping precinct - work will be staged over 20 years
Item 2 of 319671968Build/construction 
Item 3 of 330 May 1972 Opened 

* 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 5(Sir) Harry Anthony Wheeler (or simply Sir Anthony Wheeler)ArchitectA19671968 
Item 2 of 5Andrew Glen WeirArchitectA19671968 
Item 3 of 5Donald McInnesArchitectA19671968 
Item 4 of 5Frank SprosonArchitectA19671968 
Item 5 of 5Wheeler & SprosonArchitectural practiceA19671968 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp532
Item 2 of 3Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p601
Item 3 of 3RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder17 April 1964  p839

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1NMRSWheeler & Sproson Collection WHS 34/2-10; 55/1-5; 56/1-5 (photos in album); WHS 34/1 (drawing); WHS 34/9 (booklet)