Basic Site Details

Name: Royston Redevelopment Area
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1c. 1952c. 1972Build/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 1Glasgow Corporation Housing Department (later Architectural & Planning Department, Glasgow Corporation)  c. 1952c. 1972 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 8102 houses in 13 blocks, Ranza Place, Royston Redevelopment Area 
Item 2 of 8156 dwellings in four-storey blocks, Royston Redevelopment Area, Area No. 1156 dwellings in standard four-storey T/5, T/6, T/half blocks in Area No. 1
Item 3 of 8298 dwellings, south of Roystonhill, Royston Redevelopment Area298 dwellings, largely of four-storey, yellow-rendered tenements
Item 4 of 840 flats in 5 tenement blocks, Royston Road/Dunolly Street/Roystonhill, Royston Redevelopment Area 
Item 5 of 894 flats in five blocks, Roystonhill II, Royston Redevelopment Area 
Item 6 of 8Housing, Millburn Street, Royston Redevelopment Area, Area BOriginal scheme by Robert Matthew. Glasgow Corporation sacked Matthew, after the piles for the blocks had been sunk; and instead used the Reema package deal on top of the foundations.
Three 25-storey prefabricated large-panel towers (six flats on each upper floor) and one 12-storey and three four-storey blocks. One of 25-storey towers was demolished in early 1990s.
Item 7 of 8Housing, Royston Redevelopment Area, Area AAs part of this piecemeal scheme, three 20-storey point blocks were built in 8 months by Wimpey
Item 8 of 8Two 20-storey towers, Charles Street, Royston Redevelopment Area, Area CTwo 20-storey towers of standard 1001/S design