Basic Site Details

Name: Block of four experimental foamslag houses, Carntyne Housing Development
Town, district or village: Carntyne
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Block of four experimental houses (two three-apartment and two four-apartment) constructed of foamslag poured in-situ. This block was tested over nine years of occupancy before the method of construction was approved and a foamslag factory was erected at Tollcross in 1945.

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 1392-396, Carntyne Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 217 December 1937 Scheme acceptedPlans approved by Housing Committee
Item 2 of 21938 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 1Glasgow Corporation Housing Department (later Architectural & Planning Department, Glasgow Corporation)  1938  

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 1Carntyne Housing Development