Basic Site Details

Name: Central Area Redvelopment with shopping precinct, Regent Street
Town, district or village: Hamilton
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: 2m for 45 shops.

To comprise of 1,400 ft. shopping frontage, 2, 3 & 4-storey blocks with covered pedestrian walkways for 2m

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Commercial Centre  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 4Baillies Causeway  
Item 2 of 4Duke Street  
Item 3 of 4Hilme Street  
Item 4 of 4Regent Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 61966 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 6January 1966 Plans prepared, construction not yet begunLayout plans accepted by TC. Multi-storey car park under consideration
Item 3 of 611 March 1966 Plans prepared, construction not yet begun 
Item 4 of 615 July 1966 Scheme accepted11 shops in Regent Street - as part of central redevelopment- 100,000 for phase 1 of 2m Regent St redevelopment
Item 5 of 6November 1966 Contract offeredContract for surveying work offered to Blyth & Blyth for flats in Duke street as part of this development
Item 6 of 61967 Scheme acceptedDean of Guild Court approved plans submitted to erect 300,000 multiple store in the towns 2 million central area development.


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 8Alexander ('Sandy') MacCallum (or McCallum) BrownArchitectA19661967 
Item 2 of 8Donald Hood CattanachArchitectA19661967 
Item 3 of 8Frank Wood JohnstonArchitectA19661967 
Item 4 of 8J & F Johnston & Partners A19661967 
Item 5 of 8John Harvey McLarenArchitectA19661967 
Item 6 of 8Thomas Inglis A19661967 
Item 7 of 8Thomas P Craig A19661967 
Item 8 of 8Blyth & BlythArchitectural practiceB1966 Appointed as surveyors for Flats in Duke Street as part of this development


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Argyll Securities 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Builder14 January 1966  p92A
Item 2 of 5Building11 March 1966  p163
Item 3 of 5Building15 July 1966  p166
Item 4 of 5Building18 November 1966  p176
Item 5 of 5Building19 May 1967  p175