Basic Site Details

Name: Seafar I Housing
Town, district or village: Cumbernauld New Town
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219591963Build/construction 
Item 2 of 214 August 1959 Proposed'146 two-storey houses and 102 garages, including paving work' per Builder p39

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 3Cumbernauld New Town Development Corporation A19591963 
Item 2 of 3Leslie Hugh Wilson (known as Hugh Wilson)ArchitectA19591963 
Item 3 of 3Roy HunterArchitectA19591963 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p563
Item 2 of 3Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp34 Display panel for Seafar I
p170-1 Cumbernauld Original Housing Areas
Item 3 of 3Miles Glendinning, Diane Watters, David Whitham Docomomo Scotland Leaflet  p229 Cumbernauld Residential zone images

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder14 August 1959  p39

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Roy HunterInterview of Roy Hunter by Jessica Taylor, 18 November 2009