Basic Site Details

Name: 6 tower blocks, Scaraway Street/Castlebay Drive, Milton Housing Scheme
Town, district or village: Milton
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Six tower blocks of 17-storeys in two groups of three on the north side of Scaraway Street/Castlebay Drive. Value of contract 2,250,000.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Castlebay Drive  
Item 2 of 2Scaraway Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319661972Build/construction 
Item 2 of 31967 Build/constructionErection of 576 dwellings in six 17-storey blocks using Tersons rationalised building system at the cost of 2.2 million.
Item 3 of 31969  'at present under construction'


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 6Glasgow Corporation Housing Department (later Architectural & Planning Department, Glasgow Corporation)  19661972 
Item 2 of 6Tersons LtdBuilder 19661972 
Item 3 of 6Charles Adamson Smith A1966(?) 
Item 4 of 6John B Wingate & PartnersArchitectural practiceA19661972Designed tower blocks
Item 5 of 6John Basden WingateArchitectA19661972Partner in charge
Item 6 of 6John Joseph Gardner MaxwellArchitectA(?)1972 

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 1Milton Housing SchemeThis development comprises two main halves, a southern half below the general line of Liddlesdale Road-Colston Road, built in 1946-51, and a northern half, built in 1950-4.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p418

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building16 June 1967  p200

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Charles Adamson Smith: F no6885 (Combined Box 164)
Item 2 of 2Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of GuildGCA DG 1966/679