Basic Site Details

Name: Drumchapel Housing Development Unit 4 Housing
Town, district or village: Drumchapel
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Located roughly north of Kinfauns Drive and south of Drummore Road. Unit 4 housing contained: 317 dwellings in mainly four-storey tenements (1953-6); 366 Lawrence crosswall dwellings (1954-6); 24 houses (1954); 624 dwellings in a mixture of proprietary non-traditional tenement types (215 Blackburn houses, 170 Atholl houses, and 239 crosswall houses) (1954-7).

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 7Backmuir Road  
Item 2 of 7Drummore Road  
Item 3 of 7Rayne Place  
Item 4 of 7Ryedale Place  
Item 5 of 7Sherwood Place  
Item 6 of 7Springside Place  
Item 7 of 7Summerhill Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11953c. 1957Build/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 4A A Stuart & Son (Glasgow) LtdEngineer   Sometime between 1954 and 1957. Built crosswall houses with Mactaggart and Mickel Ltd and Melville.
Item 2 of 4MacTaggart and Mickel LtdBuilder   Sometime between 1954 and 1957. Built crosswall houses with AA Stuart and Melville.
Item 3 of 4Archibald George JuryArchitectA1953c. 1957As City Architect for Glasgow Corporation Housing Department (Architectural and Planning Department)
Item 4 of 4Glasgow Corporation Housing Department (later Architectural & Planning Department, Glasgow Corporation) A1953c. 1957With 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 4 (1953/489; 1954/26, 322, 393)