Basic Site Details

Name: 260 Atholl Steel Houses, Robroyston Housing Scheme
Town, district or village: Robroyston
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: 260 two-storey Atholl 'No.1' four-apartment flats, built of externally-harled sheet steel with tubular steel supports and asbestos roofs

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 127 May 1946c. 1949Build/construction 

People

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 5Atholl Houses LtdBuilder 1946Before 1950Main contractor
Item 2 of 5George Wilson (Stonehouse) LtdBuilder 1946Before 1950Building contractor
Item 3 of 5Glasgow Corporation Housing Department (later Architectural & Planning Department, Glasgow Corporation) A1946Before 1950With Ronald Bradbury as Director of Housing (until 1947)
Item 4 of 5Ronald BradburyArchitectAc. 1946 As Director of Housing
Item 5 of 5Sam BuntonArchitect c. 1946 Responsible for design

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 1Robroyston Housing SchemeRobroyston Housing Scheme was designed in 1939 by William McNab's staff as a typical late-1930s garden suburb, but the scheme was revised under Ronald Bradbury and built after the war. See related 'child' buildings for details on individual developments.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland Tenements and Towers: Glasgow Working Class Housing, 1890-1930   
Item 2 of 2Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p439