Basic Site Details

Name: Castlemilk Housing, Unit 1
Town, district or village: Castlemilk
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Castlemilk Drive tenements (types T5/4 and T6/4) were of the standard 1950s tenement type, originally deigned in 1952-53 as pitched-roof versions of earlier flat-topped types, and first used on a large scale at Drumchapel.

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 525-37, Arnprior Quadrant  
Item 2 of 559-63, Arnprior Road  
Item 3 of 556-62, 64-76, Castlemilk Drive  
Item 4 of 52-12, 16-26, 19-35, Dougrie Terrace  
Item 5 of 53, Glenacre Terrace  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 619541957Build/construction64-76 Castlemilk Drive, type T5/4
Item 2 of 619541957Build/construction56-62 Castlemilk Drive, type T6/4
Item 3 of 619541957Build/construction3 Glenacre Terrace, type T-half
Item 4 of 619541957Build/construction59-63 Arnprior Road and 25-37 Arnprior Quadrant, type T5/T6/T-half
Item 5 of 619541957Build/construction2-12 Dougrie Terrace, Bunton 'crosswall blocks' (see above)
Item 6 of 619551957Build/construction16-26 and 19-35 Dougrie Terrace, standard aged persons' flats


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)  19541957 
Item 2 of 2Sam BuntonArchitect 195419572-12 Dougrie Terrace - one of Bunton's crosswall blocks (built of precast 'Wilson blocks') by Bunton's contractor friend John Lawrence.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1RCAHMS1999Homebuilders: Mactaggart & Mickel and the Scottish housebuilding industry RCAHMSp 97-98