Basic Site Details

Name: Development of shops and flats, Merry and Brandon Streets
Town, district or village: Motherwell & Wishaw
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: on site of existing goods station. It is unclear if this is the development designed by Alexander Buchanan Campbell.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 3Flats  
Item 2 of 3Housing  
Item 3 of 3Shop  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Brandon Street  
Item 2 of 2Merry Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 325 March 1966 Proposed173 houses, 53 shops, 86 garages & 300 parking spaces
Item 2 of 3February 1967 Scheme acceptedDean of Guild Court has approved a 1.25 million project submitted for demolition of railway property and erection of 60 shops and 102 flats.
Item 3 of 3January 1968 Build/constructionErection of 60 shops and two 18-storey housing blocks for Secunda Properties, Ltd.


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 4British Railways Architects (Architects Department, British Rail)Architectural Department (New Towns etc) 25 March 1966 Presumed to be Scottish division of British Rail but not definite. Responsible for preparing plans with Murrayfield Real Estate Co. Ltd
Item 2 of 4Murrayfeld Real Estate Co.  25 March 1966 Involved in preparing plans with British Rail but exact role unknown
Item 3 of 4Co-operative Insurance Society  1967  
Item 4 of 4William Loudon and SonBuilder January 1968  


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Building25 March 1966  p.167
Item 2 of 3Building3 February 1967  p172
Item 3 of 3Building12 January 1968  p160