Basic Site Details

Name: Glenrothes Town Centre first shopping block
Town, district or village: Glenrothes
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21955 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 2August 19611963Build/constructionfirst phase, half the ultimate development proposed, expected to commence Aug 1961; 750,000 development includes bus station, hotel, shopping area (including a Woolworth's) and a bowling alley per Builder p322


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 2Glenrothes Development Corporation (or Glenrothes New Town Development Corporation)Architectural practiceA1955  
Item 2 of 2Peter TintoArchitectA1955 As Chief Architect to 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 1Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p570

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder18 August 1961  p322