Basic Site Details

Name: Craigshill 2 housing
Town, district or village: Livingston
City or county: West Lothian
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 1.5 million
Siporex and Costain

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Groves Area Housing  

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 119661968Build/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 5Allan Fraser Bell A19661968 
Item 2 of 5Gordon McQuattie FarquharsonArchitectA19661968 
Item 3 of 5James Parr & Partners A19661968 
Item 4 of 5James Reginald ParrArchitectA19661968 
Item 5 of 5Joseph Frank WynneArchitectA19661968Mainly responsible?


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Livingston Developement Corporation 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Glendinning, Miles and Muthesius, Stefan1994Tower Block: Modern Public Housing in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland Yale University Press: New Haven and Londonp381 Gazetteer 2
Item 2 of 3McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  p309
Item 3 of 3RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Concrete and Constructional EngineeringApril 1967  p132
Item 2 of 2RIAS Quarterly2013Issue 14, SummerRoyal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)Obituary of Wynne