Basic Site Details

Name: Carntyne Housing Development
Town, district or village: Carntyne
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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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 1Edinburgh Road Scheme is north and south of Edinburgh Road


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 419331934Build/construction 
Item 2 of 426 May 1933 OpenedFirst part of scheme opened
Item 3 of 4After 26 May 1933 Build/constructionExtension scheme (east of Ruchazie St and south of Edinburgh Road) built
Item 4 of 4After 26 May 1993 Build/constructionSecond part of scheme (E of Gartcraig Road) built


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 4Glasgow Corporation Housing Department (later Architectural & Planning Department, Glasgow Corporation)     
Item 2 of 4(Sir) John McDonaldBuilderB19331934 
Item 3 of 4John McDonald Contractors (or J M Contractors)Architectural practice, BuildersB19331934 
Item 4 of 4John Robert Harrison McDonaldBuilderB19331934 

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 5500 Sunlit Homes, Warriston Crescent, Carntyne Housing Development500 two-storey Sunlit Homes with flat roofs
Item 2 of 5Block of four experimental foamslag houses, Carntyne Housing DevelopmentBlock of four experimental houses (two three-apartment and two four-apartment) constructed of foamslag poured in-situ. This block was tested over nine years of occupancy before the method of construction was approved and a foamslag factory was erected at Tollcross in 1945.
Item 3 of 5Hostel for single women, Warriston StreetThree-storey art Deco single women's flats in U-plan with access balconies to courtyard
Item 4 of 5Houses, Carntyne Housing DevelopmentHouses built of Winget blockwork
Item 5 of 5South Carntyne Hostel, Carntyne Housing DevelopmentHostel on U plan at south edge of housing scheme


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p440

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Morag CrossInformation sent to DSA Sent November 2016