Basic Site Details

Name: Barlanark Housing Scheme
Town, district or village: Barlanark
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: This was the first big postwar housing scheme in eastern Glasgow. The masterplan comprised 2016 dwellings in a few three and mostly four-storey tenements, 236 cottages, and 56 maisonettes and flats over shops.

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 1Hallhill Road North and south of Hallhill Road

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41951 Scheme acceptedMaster-plan approved
Item 2 of 419511954Build/constructionMasterplan built, comprising 2016 dwellings in a few three and mostly four-storey tenements, 236 cottages, and 56 maisonettes and flats over shops
Item 3 of 41986  352 flats modernised and rehabilitated for Calvay Co-op in the Calvay area of Barlanark Housing Scheme
Item 4 of 4Late 1980s  504 houses in Pendeen Road/Sandaig Road area reburbished/redeveloped (230 flats demolished, 274 refurbished for sale, 40 new houses built, and other adjacent houses upgraded). Area renamed Braeview.

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 4Archibald George JuryArchitectAc. 19511954As City Architect
Item 2 of 4Glasgow Corporation Housing Department (later Architectural & Planning Department, Glasgow Corporation) Ac. 19511954With A G Jury as City Architect
Item 3 of 4McGurn, Logan, Duncan & OpferArchitectural practiceB1986 Peter McGurn reponsible. Undertook refurbishment of houses in Calvay Road/Crescent area and designed refurbished and new houses at Pendeen Road/Sandaig Road.
Item 4 of 4Peter McGurnArchitectB1986 Undertook refurbishment of houses in Calvay Road/Crescent area and designed refurbished and new houses at Pendeen Road/Sandaig Road

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 316 houses and 6 shops, Calvay Road, Barlanark Housing Scheme 
Item 2 of 3188 cottages, Hallhill Road/Kentallen Road, Barlanark Housing Scheme188 two-storey cottages in Lawrence blockwork construction (Wilson Blocks)
Item 3 of 344 Flats, Kerrara Place/Blyth Place, Barlanark Housing Scheme44 flats addded on two sites (Kerrara Place and Blyth Place)

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p438

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Architects Journal20 August 1986   
Item 2 of 4Architects Journal27 August 1986   
Item 3 of 4Architects Journal6 May 1987   
Item 4 of 4Scotsman28 February 1994   

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 1951/209, 1951/390, 1952/98, 1952/100, 1952/189