Basic Site Details

Name: Housing, Holehills
Town, district or village: Airdrie
City or county: Lanarskshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: See also 406749 (314 Houses, Holehills)

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Pentland Court, Merrick Court, Cheviot Court Three tower blocks

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Housing schemeYesWith redevelopments/additions
Item 2 of 2Tower blockYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3Housing, Holehills, Dykehead Road  
Item 2 of 3Housing, Holehills, Holehills Drive  
Item 3 of 3Housing, Holehills, Thrashbush Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31960(?) Build/construction 
Item 2 of 319671969Build/construction300 homes and three 12-storey point blocks
Item 3 of 32020 Destruction/demolitionCheviot Court, Merrick Court and Pentland Court demolished for site redevelopment.


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 4Alexander Smart ToddArchitectA1960  
Item 2 of 4James Davidson & SonArchitectural practice, SurveyorsA1960  
Item 3 of 4Robert RobertsonArchitectA1960  
Item 4 of 4Donald Stuart BruceArchitect 19671969As Burgh Council Architect. 300 homes and three 12-storey point blocks


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Close, Rob, Gifford, John & Walker, Frank Arneil2016The Buildings of Scotland: Lanarkshire & Renfrewshire New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp.115
Item 2 of 2RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970