Basic Site Details

Name: Toryglen SSHA Housing Scheme, Eleventh Development
Town, district or village: Toryglen
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Two 15-storey Mark III blocks containing 112 three-apartment flats each

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 25 May 1961 Scheme acceptedCorporation has approved erection of two 15-storey blocks of 112 flats per Builder p878
Item 2 of 21962 Build/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 3James Austen BentArchitectA1962 As Chief Technical Officer of SSHA
Item 2 of 3Scottish Special Housing Association (SSHA)Architectural practiceA1962 With James Austen Bent as Chief Technical Officer
Item 3 of 3Scottish Special Housing Direct LabourBuilderA1962  

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 1Toryglen SSHA Housing Scheme 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p527-8

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder5 May 1961  p878

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 1962/376