Basic Site Details

Name: Castlemilk Housing, Unit 4
Town, district or village: Castlemilk
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: 2,237 dwellings

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 2Castlemilk Drive  
Item 2 of 2Stravanan Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119551959Build/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 2Glasgow Corporation Housing Department (later Architectural & Planning Department, Glasgow Corporation)  19551959 
Item 2 of 2Simister MonaghanArchitectural practice 1994199579 units reduced to 44 on 2-8 Stravanan Road/210-4 Castlemilk Drive

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 1Castlemilk Housing Unit 4 Extension, Dougrie RoadUnit 4 extension - group of three 20-storey tower blocks inserted on a vacant site; development also included two blocks of single-persons flats, containing 63 dwellings


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild1956/247Also...
1955/550 - shops
1956/09, 1960/619, 1979/2118 - town centre