Basic Site Details

Name: Pollok Section C Area X housing
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Type T1/3 blocks. These are the first post-war flats in Glasgow.

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 2 1948Build/construction 
Item 2 of 2c. 1950 Won award or awardsSaltire award - acclaimed by Housing Dept in 1950 as containing, '... many features which differentiate them from the 'tenements' of the past... the tenant may have some of the advantages enjoyed by the cottage dweller.'

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 2Archibald George JuryArchitectA 1948As Chief Housing Architect
Item 2 of 2Glasgow Corporation Housing Department (later Architectural & Planning Department, Glasgow Corporation) A 1948 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p569