Basic Site Details

Name: Garthamlock Housing Scheme
Town, district or village: Garthamlock
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Housing development of 983 dwellings

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 84 July 1952 Plans datedOriginal plan was for 2124 dwellings (later revised to 983).
Item 2 of 826 September 1952 ProposedPlans to be prepared for new scheme of 185 flats
Item 3 of 827 March 1953 * Plans prepared, construction not yet begunPlans prepared for 90 houses
Item 4 of 830 October 1953 * Plans prepared, construction not yet begunPlans prepared for 152 houses, to be erected at Areas S, T, and U
Item 5 of 823 July 1954 Plans prepared, construction not yet begunPlans prepared and approved for 24 flats
Item 6 of 81980s Plans datedPlans for revitalisation by cutting off some blocks to form 2-storey blocks, remodelling roads, and constructing some new community buildings
Item 7 of 81980  A 5.5 hecatre site in North Garthamlock, presently occupied by 282 Council houses, is to be offered to private developers to be either demolished and redeveloped for private housing or retained and refurbished for sale (per Easterhouse Local Plan).
Item 8 of 81980  A site of 1.5 hecatres which is bounded by Porchester Street, Dudhope Street, Inverlochy Street and Knockhall Street is to be cleared and converted into an open space (per Easterhouse Local Plan).

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 4Archibald George JuryArchitectA1952 *1956To prepare plans for new scheme of 185 flats
Item 2 of 4Glasgow Corporation Housing Department (later Architectural & Planning Department, Glasgow Corporation) A19521956With A G Jury as City Architect
Item 3 of 4John HepburnArchitectB1980s Plans for revitalisation by cutting off some blocks to form 2-storey blocks, remodelling roads, and constructing some new community buildings
Item 4 of 4John Hepburn and AssociatesArchitectural practiceB1980s Plans for revitalisation by cutting off some blocks to form 2-storey blocks, remodelling roads, and constructing some new community buildings

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Experimental block of flats, GarthamlockExperimental 'L K Mackenzie' block of six flats with prestressed concrete floor planks

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow District Council1980Easterhouse Local Plan  p31

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Builder26 September 1952  p452
Item 2 of 4Builder27 March 1953  p509
Item 3 of 4Builder30 October 1953  p680
Item 4 of 4Builder23 July 1954  p157

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild GCA DG 1952/302, 1953/69, 1953/408