Basic Site Details

Name: Drumchapel Housing Development Unit 1 Housing
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Located north of existing Garscadden settlement, north of Garscadden and Drumchapel Roads (later called Stonedyke). New types of standard tenements were first used on a large scale here. The southeast portion of Unit 1, built 1952-4, consisted of 108 dwellings in three-storey tenements, and the northwest portion, built 1952-5, contained 730 dwellings in three-storey tenements plus other shops and flats.

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 5Belsyde Avenue  
Item 2 of 5Boon Drive  
Item 3 of 5Cloan Avenue  
Item 4 of 5Drumchapel Road  
Item 5 of 5Glenkirk Drive  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119521955Build/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 2Archibald George JuryArchitectA19521955As City Architect for Glasgow Corporation Housing Department (Architectural and Planning Department)
Item 2 of 2Glasgow Corporation Housing Department (later Architectural & Planning Department, Glasgow Corporation) A19521955With A G Jury as City Architect

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 1Drumchapel Housing DevelopmentThis record refers Glasgow Corporation's development of various housing schemes in the satellite town of Drumchapel. See related 'child' buildings for details on individual housing developments.


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild GCA DG Unit 1 (1952/300, 301; 1953/334, 176; 1954/205)