Basic Site Details

Name: Housing, Gorbals Redevelopment Scheme, Commercial Road Area
Town, district or village: Gorbals
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: not sure which phase

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Commercial Road(?)  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 128 November 1958 Scheme accepted'Approval given by Dean of Guild Court for start on first multi-storey blocks in Gorbals Redevelopment scheme consisting of 428 flatted houses in the Commercial-road area, to include four blocks each 17-storey high and containing 77 houses and 120 houses in conventional tenement style. The entire scheme will cost 1.1m.' per Builder p935


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 5Andrew Renton A1958 *  
Item 2 of 5Basil Spence & Partners A1958 *  
Item 3 of 5John Hardie Glover A1958 *  
Item 4 of 5Peter Scott Ferguson A1958 *  
Item 5 of 5Basil Spence & Partners A28 November 1958 per Builder p935

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder28 November 1958  p935