Basic Site Details

Name: Ravenswood 1 Housing
Town, district or village: Cumbernauld New Town
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: 'Building' refers to 294 houses, 167 flats and maisonettes, 381 garages, shop and community room - 1.5 million; uncertain whether this is just Ravenswood 1 or all Ravenswood schemes.

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 1April 1967 Build/constructionTenders erected for erection of 99 houses [J B Bennett (Glasgow) Ltd, Kilsyth] for 349,000.


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 3Cumbernauld New Town Development Corporation A19671968 
Item 2 of 3Leslie Hugh Wilson (known as Hugh Wilson)ArchitectA19671968 
Item 3 of 3Roy HunterArchitectA19671968(?) 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Cumbernauld New Town 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp170-1 Cumbernauld Original Housing Areas

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building21 April 1967  p176
Item 2 of 2Building26 July 1968  p152

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Roy HunterInterview of Roy Hunter by Jessica Taylor, 18 November 2009 Simply mentions 'Ravenswood' - uncertain which phase