Basic Site Details

Name: 216 houses, Balornock Housing Scheme
Town, district or village: Balornock
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:

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 1Menzies Road Houses constructed around Menzies Road


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1c. 1939 Build/construction 


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 2Glasgow Corporation Housing Department (later Architectural & Planning Department, Glasgow Corporation) A1939 With William McNab as Housing Director
Item 2 of 2William McNabArchitectA1939 McNab as Director of Housing in Glasgow Corporation Housing Department

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Balornock Housing SchemeBalornock Housing Scheme was designed in 1939 by William McNab's staff as a typical late-1930s garden suburb (along with Robroyston Housing Scheme). 216 houses were built in Balornock under this design, but the remainder was revised under Ronald Bradbury and built after the war. See related 'child' buildings for details on individual schemes.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland Tenements and Towers: Glasgow Working Class Housing, 1890-1930   
Item 2 of 2Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p439

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of GuildGCA DG 1939/65