Basic Site Details

Name: The Beeches Housing Development
Town, district or village: Glenrothes
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: 'The area of Woodside around The Beeches was developed with sm all schemes giving a variety of design. The Beeches has two small terraces ot two storey houses each terminated with a three storey block of flats. The projecting porches of the hosues provide privacy to the hosue entrances'

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2 1954Build/construction 
Item 2 of 2Early 1950s Won award or awards 


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 3Peter TintoArchitectA 1954As Chief Architect of Glenrothes Development Corporation
Item 2 of 3Glenrothes Development Corporation (or Glenrothes New Town Development Corporation)Architectural practiceA1954  
Item 3 of 3Nina Lillias Forbes (Mrs Scott-Will)ArchitectA1954 As project architect with Glenrothes Development Corporation


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Glenrothes Development Corporation 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p570
Item 2 of 2Rutherford, H Roan1997Saltire Awards for Housing Design 1937-1997