Basic Site Details

Name: Greenock Town Centre
Town, district or village: Greenock
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Phases 1, 1a, 2, 2a, 3, 4.

Cost 4m.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Street plan(?)  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119681976Build/constructionRedevelopment


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 5Malcolm Irvine ArthurArchitectA19671968Redevelopment. Associate in charge initally.('Robert Leiper was in the Associate charge of the redevelopment of the Town Centre of Greenock (CDA) in Greenock, 1967-68. When Malcolm Arthur (Mollie) had a heart attack Bob took over and ran the job himself with myself as the main draftsman'.- Alastair Ross)
Item 2 of 5Hugh Harold Martin A19681976Redevelopment
Item 3 of 5Ian David BurkeArchitectA19681969Redevelopment
Item 4 of 5Robert Leiper A19681976Associate in charge of the redevelopment of the Town Centre
Item 5 of 5Hugh Martin & PartnersArchitectural practiceA19691976Redevelopment


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Greenock 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  p557
Item 2 of 2RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Alastair Ross, apprentice with Whyte & BarrieInformation sent via 'Contact Us' on website