Basic Site Details

Name: Shopping Centre with Covered Town Square, Glenrothes
Town, district or village: Glenrothes
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: same as 404939? CHECK

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 4Shopping centre  
Item 2 of 4Cinema  
Item 3 of 4Hotel  
Item 4 of 4Church 2 churches


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 117 February 1961 Proposed500,000 pedestrian-only shopping centre with 50 shops, including a supermarket, and 750-seat cinema, bowling alley, 100,000 hotel, 2 churches and a covered town square per Builder p340


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 2Peter TintoArchitectA1961 As Chief Architect, Glenrothes Development Corporation
Item 2 of 2Glenrothes Development Corporation (or Glenrothes New Town Development Corporation)Architectural practice 17 February 1961 responsible for the work per Builder p340


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p232

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder17 February 1961  p340