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Pollokshaws

Identification

Pollokshaws
residential complex
101013

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Facts

  • The Pollokshaws project consisted of two areas; Unit 1 and Unit 2. Unit 1, approved in 1966, consisted of two 22-storey towers (containing 244 flats) at Birness Drive and Shawhill Road, one 20-storey tower (containing 110 flats) on Birness Drive and one 18-storey tower (containing 100 flats) also on Birness Drive. Phase 1 of Unit 2, approved in 1961, consisted of one 20-storey tower (containing 89 flats) and three 16-storey towers (containing 227 flats) on Shawbridge Street and Shawholm Crescent. Phase 2 of Unit 2, approved in 1962, consisted of one 16-storey tower (containing 75 flats) on Shawholm Crescent. Phase 3 of Unit 2, approved in 1964, consisted of three 23-storey towers (containing 315 flats) on Shawbridge Street and Riverbank Street. Finally, Phase 4, approved in 1968, consisted of one 23-storey tower (containing 105 flats) on Riverford Road and one 17-storey tower (containing 134 flats) on Cartcraig Road.

Location

Glasgow
Scotland
United Kingdom

Involved Companies


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# Building Height Floors Building type Year Status
1 21 Riverbank Street 216 ft 23 high-rise building 1967
2 12 Riverford Road 216 ft 23 high-rise building 1970
3 124 Shawbridge Street 216 ft 23 high-rise building 1964
4 142 Shawbridge Street 216 ft 23 high-rise building 1964
5 145 Shawhill Road 206 ft 22 high-rise building 1966
6 31 Birness Drive 206 ft 22 high-rise building 1966
7 19 Birness Drive 189 ft 20 high-rise building 1966
8 215 Shawbridge Street 189 ft 20 high-rise building 1964
9 5 Birness Drive 171 ft 18 high-rise building 1966
10 33 Cartcraigs Road 162 ft 17 high-rise building 1971
11 160 Shawbridge Street 153 ft 16 high-rise building 1964
12 232 Shawbridge Street 153 ft 16 high-rise building 1964
13 33 Shawholm Crescent 153 ft 16 high-rise building 1964
14 93 Shawholm Crescent 153 ft 16 high-rise building 1965
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