Basic Site Details

Name: Anderston Cross Core Development Area
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Joint Development Unit of Scottish Development Department

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 4March 1963 ProposedJoint Housing development group submitted preliminary proposals for the layout of the residential zone redevelopment at Anderston Cross.
Item 2 of 419651966Build/constructionPhase I - of four and five-storey walk-up blocks, containing 119 flats and maisonettes
Item 3 of 419671969Build/constructionPhase II - of higher blocks, including one 18-storey tower block
Item 4 of 419681970Build/constructionPhase III - range of 9-13 storey deck blocks along N edge of site, acting as noise barrier from St Vincent Street


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 3Department of Health for Scotland (Scottish Board of Health; later Scottish Development Department)Architectural practice   Joint Development Unit - with SSHA
Item 2 of 3Harold Ernest ButeuxArchitectA1965 As Chief Technical Officer of SSHA
Item 3 of 3Scottish Special Housing Association (SSHA)Architectural practiceA1965 With Harold Buteux as Chief Technical Officer


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p594

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder22 March 1963  p616

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Mitchell LibraryGlasgow City Archives Drawings: Phase 1, 1965/436; Phase 2, 1966/48; Phase 3, 1968/631