Basic Site Details

Name: Garthamlock Secondary School, Garthamlock Housing District (Site 1)
Town, district or village: Garthamlock
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Extensive range of flat-roofed blocks of different heights and mostly blue claddings, linked by covered walkways

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 143, Craigievar Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 14 June 1954 * Plans prepared, construction not yet begunPlans prepared and approved for new school

* 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 3Boswell, Mitchell & JohnstonArchitectural practiceA1954 *c. 1955Ninian Johnston mainly responsible
Item 2 of 3Ninian Rutherford Jamieson JohnstonArchitectA1954c. 1955 
Item 3 of 3Frank CampbellArchitectAc. 1954c. 1955Involved in early stages of this project

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p437

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder4 June 1954  p1007
Item 2 of 2Builder30 July 1954  p198

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Frank Campbell: F no5665 (Combined Box 93)