Basic Site Details

Name: Ruchazie Housing Scheme
Town, district or village: Ruchazie
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Housing development of 1516 dwellings comprising 1292 tenements (mostly four-storey) and 224 three-storey terrace cottages

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3Ave End Road  
Item 2 of 3Gartcraig Road  
Item 3 of 3Gartloch Road North and south of Gartloch Road bewteen Garcraig Road (west) and Ave End Road (east)


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219521955Build/construction 
Item 2 of 222 February 1952 * Scheme acceptedDean of Guild approved plans for scheme of 1,456 houses, to be followed at a later date by churches, shopping centres, and other community units

Cost estimated at 2,000,000

* 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 2Archibald George JuryArchitectA19521955As City Architect
Item 2 of 2Glasgow Corporation Housing Department (later Architectural & Planning Department, Glasgow Corporation) A19521955With A G Jury as City Architect


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder22 February 1952  p313

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of GuildGCA DG 1952/65, 1952/470