Basic Site Details

Name: Housing development, Summerston
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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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 225 December 1964 * ProposedGlasgow Corporation negotiating with Caledonian Construction for purchase of 90 acres at Summerston, intending to build 1,700 homes, shopping centre, and schools with playing fields
Item 2 of 2c. 1975 Build/construction 

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 3Glasgow District Council, Department of Architecture and Related Services (or Department of Civic Architecture & Design)Architectural Department (New Towns etc)AAfter 1975 Three-storey flats and two-storey terraced houses
Item 2 of 3Glasgow City Architects DepartmentArchitectural Department (New Towns etc)ABefore 1975 With Kernohan as City Architect - in conjunction with private developers.
Item 3 of 3James KernohanArchitectAc. 1975 As City Architect and Director of the Department of Architecture.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p412

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder25 December 1964  p1365