Basic Site Details

Name: Four tower blocks, Balgrayhill, Springburn CDA Area B
Town, district or village: Springburn
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Two 26-storey blocks containing 200 flats and two 25-storey blocks containing 192 flats.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Housing  
Item 2 of 2Tower block  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Belgrayhill Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31964 Plans prepared, construction not yet begun 
Item 2 of 3June 19651968Build/construction 
Item 3 of 31966 Scheme acceptedFor phase 2 (25-storey blocks)


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 2Glasgow Corporation Housing Department (later Architectural & Planning Department, Glasgow Corporation)  1965c. 1968 
Item 2 of 2Reema (Scotland Ltd)Builder June 1965c. 1968Architect (in collaboration with Glasgow Corp Department of Architecture) and contractor

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 1Springburn CDA 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p432

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder8 May 1964   
Item 2 of 2Official Architecture and Planning19638 or 9? 'Split Levl Housing for Glasgow' p867

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of GuildGCA DG 1964/365, 1966/253