Basic Site Details

Name: 3 Blocks of Flats for City Council, Anderston Cross
Town, district or village: Anderston Cross
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: 60 dwellings costing 750,000. Constructed from Bison Wall frame system

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1FlatsYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 115 April 1966 Contract offeredTender accepted from Scottish Special Housing Direct Labour


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 6Concrete (Scotland) Ltd  15 April 1966 * Nominated sub-contractors for design, manufacture and construction of precast concrete housing
Item 2 of 6Department of Health for Scotland (Scottish Board of Health; later Scottish Development Department)Architectural practice 15 April 1966 * Part of Joint Housing Development Unit together with SSHA
Item 3 of 6Jenkins & PotterEngineer 15 April 1966 * Construction engineers
Item 4 of 6Ross & MortonSurveyors 15 April 1966 * Quantity surveyors
Item 5 of 6Scottish Special Housing Association (SSHA)Architectural practice 15 April 1966  
Item 6 of 6Scottish Special Housing Direct LabourBuilder 15 April 1966  

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder25 October 1963  p866
Item 2 of 3Builder22 November 1963  p1098
Item 3 of 3Building15 April 1966  p.195