Basic Site Details

Name: Corporation housing, Maryhill CDA Area B
Town, district or village: Maryhill
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: On a strip of empty ground alongside a railway line, the Corporation built: three 21-storey Reema package-deal prebaricated blocks; 15 standard 'Block 84' eight-storey mini-towers; and 23 blocks of three and four-storey walk-up flats, along with several groups of lock-up garages.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21966 Build/constructionPhase 1
Item 2 of 21967 Build/constructionPhases 2-4


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 3Glasgow Corporation Housing Department (later Architectural & Planning Department, Glasgow Corporation)  1966(?) 
Item 2 of 3Glasgow Corporation Direct Labour DeptBuilder c. 1966(?)15 8-storey mini-towers
Item 3 of 3Reema (Scotland Ltd)Builder c. 1966(?)Three 21-storey blocks

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 1Maryhill CDAMaryhill CDA comprises two widely separated sites (Area A and Area B) on which were built numbers of standard blocks. See related 'child' buildings for details on individual developments.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p411

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of GuildArea B Phase 1, 1966/961 
Item 2 of 2Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of GuildArea B Phases 2-4, 1967/24