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SSHA Hutchesontown 1

 

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  • SSHA Hutchesontown, Glasgow
  • SSHA Hutchesontown, Glasgow

Other Information

  • The first of Glasgow's catastrophic "Comprehensive redevelopment areas".
  • The development housed 10,000 people, 17,000 fewer than had previously lived there.
  • The surplus population were forcibly evicted to newly created satellite towns.
  • The building along with it's neighbour of an identical height was demolished on the 26th of February 2006.

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Architect
Robert Matthew
Developer
Special Scottish Housing Association
Main Contractor
Gilbert-Ash

Reference Data

Reference No.
1797
First Uploaded
19-02-2006
Last Editorial Date
10-10-2012
 

Building Location

Address
474 Old Rutherglen Road, Gorbals, Glasgow. G5
Council
Glasgow City Council
County
Glasgow
Region
Scotland
Country
United Kingdom

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Building Specification

Status
Demolished
Proposal date
1958
Completion date
1961
Demolition Date
2006
Style
Brutalist

Roof Height (AGL)
68.90

Total Floors (O.G)
24

Market Data

Primary Use
Residential


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