Basic Site Details

Name: 370 houses for Cumbernauld Development Corporation, Abronhill 4
Town, district or village: Cumbernauld
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: per building 1968/05/17: 373 houses, 126 garages, 236 parking spaces at cost of 1.5m.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Abronhill 4  

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 21969Early 1970sBuild/construction 
Item 2 of 225 March 1969 Plans datedLayout plan


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 7Cumbernauld New Town Development Corporation A19671970 
Item 2 of 7George Wilson (Stonehouse) LtdBuilder 1968  
Item 3 of 7(Sir) Harry Anthony Wheeler (or simply Sir Anthony Wheeler)ArchitectA19691970 
Item 4 of 7Andrew Glen WeirArchitectA19691970May not be involved?
Item 5 of 7Donald McInnesArchitectA19691970 
Item 6 of 7Frank SprosonArchitectA19691970 
Item 7 of 7Wheeler & SprosonArchitectural practiceA19691970 


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


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp35 Photograph
Item 2 of 2RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building17 February 1967  p169
Item 2 of 2Building17 May 1968  p171

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1NMRSWheeler & Sproson Collection WHS 55/23-28 (photo album); WHS 10/1