Basic Site Details

Name: 619 houses for SSHA, New Farm Loch
Town, district or village: Kilmarnock
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 2.5m. 800 houses planned to be built in several phases. Phase I - 186 houses, phase II - 278 houses. Houses were intended to be allocated to incoming workers and workers of expanding local industries.

12 Baird Place in the New Farm Loch Estate was the 70,000th house to be built by the SSHA

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 21969 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 210 September 1969 Opened12 Baird Place (70,000th SSHA house), scheduled to be opened by William Ross, Secretary of State for Scotland


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 5Alan William Graham BurnettArchitectAEarly 1970s  
Item 2 of 5Colin WalkerArchitectAEarly 1970s  
Item 3 of 5George R M Kennedy & PartnersArchitectural practiceAEarly 1970s  
Item 4 of 5George Raphael Michael KennedyArchitectAEarly 1970s  
Item 5 of 5Thomas WhiteArchitectAEarly 1970s  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Glendinning, Miles and Muthesius, Stefan1994Tower Block: Modern Public Housing in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland Yale University Press: New Haven and Londonp245
Item 2 of 2RIBA1972RIBA Directory 1972   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building22 September 1969  p34/84