Basic Site Details

Name: Clydebank Redevelopment Housing
Town, district or village: Clydebank
City or county: West Dunbartonshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: Housing scheme for Central Redevelopment Area

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Housing scheme Clearance and redevelopment of Clydebank's centre, and expansion to north.

Intended creation of 1,700 homes in blocks of flats from four to ten storeys in central area, plus 2,200 houses, 1,200 of which are of the same multi-storey design as the centre, in new neighbourhood unit to the north of the town.

Total cost of Mount Blow and Radnor Park scheme estimated at 3,150,000.

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Mount Blow Demonstration block of multi-storey flats
Item 2 of 2Radnor Park 1,725 flats in multi-storey blocks, with civic and administrative areas also included

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11952 Plans prepared, construction not yet begun 

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 3F A MacDonald & PartnersArchitectural practice, Engineers 1952 *  
Item 2 of 3Kennedy & DonkinEngineer 1952 * London-based, appointed by Council to oversee heating plant
Item 3 of 3Sam BuntonArchitect 1952 * Sam Bunton & Associates, consultant architects

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Clydebank Town Council 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp105

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder18 January 1952  p121
Item 2 of 2Builder1 February 1952  p205