Basic Site Details

Name: Darnley Housing
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 8Housing(?)  
Item 2 of 8School 2 x Primary School
2 x Nursery School
Item 3 of 8Shopping centre  
Item 4 of 8Library  
Item 5 of 8Fire station  
Item 6 of 8Church 2 x Churches
Item 7 of 8Church 2 x Churches
Item 8 of 8Church 2 x Churches


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3  Scheme accepted2048 houses, 12m per Building 20th September 1968
Item 2 of 3March 1967 Scheme acceptedCounty Council received planning permission for 480,00 scheme.
Item 3 of 319701975Build/construction 


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 3James KernohanArchitectA 1975Completed with Kernohan as Director of the Department of Architecture and Related Services.
Item 2 of 3Archibald George JuryArchitectA1970 As Chief Architect, Glasgow City
Item 3 of 3Glasgow Office of Public Works Architectural Department (later Glasgow Corporation City Engineer's Department)Architectural practiceA1970  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p569
Item 2 of 2Glendinning, Miles and Muthesius, Stefan1994Tower Block: Modern Public Housing in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland Yale University Press: New Haven and Londonp322

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building24 March 1967  p141
Item 2 of 2Building20 September 1968  p195