Basic Site Details

Name: Westquarter model village
Town, district or village: Falkirk
City or county: Stirlingshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Saltire Society commendation

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Laurel Grove And other roads


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31936 Competition held 
Item 2 of 31938 Design exhibited 
Item 3 of 31939 Design exhibited 


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 1John Alexander William Grant  1936 Won competition to secure job for model village with housing scheme


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 6Leask, David1986Westquarter: the story of an estate: from family estate to 'model village' Falkirk 
Item 2 of 6McKean, Charles1987The Scottish Thirties: An Architectural Introduction Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Pressp144
Item 3 of 6Rosenburg, Lou2016Scotland's Homes fit for Heroes: Garden City Influences on the Development of Scottish Working Class Housing, 1900-1939 Scottish Centre for Conservation Studies: The Word Bankpp226-7
Item 4 of 6Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1937   778
Item 5 of 6RSA1938   659
Item 6 of 6RSA1939   580

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIAS Quarterly1938Autumn/WinterRoyal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)pp32-33