Basic Site Details

Name: Steelworks, Glengarnock
Town, district or village: Glengarnock
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 45 August 1966 Scheme acceptedApproval from building authority for extension costing 60,000
Item 2 of 41976 Closed650 steelworkers made redundant and works closed.
Item 3 of 41980s ProposedTAsk force formed by SDA and British Steel Corporation to form development programme with uograde of derelict sites and creation of new jobs.
Item 4 of 41980s Plans prepared, construction not yet begunClearance of sites in preparation for new factories


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 2Colville Construction Co. LtdIn-house architect(s) 5 August 1966  
Item 2 of 2Robert Matthew, Johnson-Marshall & Partners (RMJM)Architectural practiceBLate 1970sEarly 1980sCommissioned for many separate projects including clearance of industrial dereliction, demolition of buildings, removal of railway sidings, bridges etc and preparation of ground for factories. First project was reclamation of slag heaps bordering on Kilbirnie Loch. Some land will return to pasture, some for recreational use.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1RMJM  RMJM Practice Brochure   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building5 August 1966  p143