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Housing, Cumbernauld New Town

RIBA Ref No RIBA80883
Architect/DesignerCumbernauld Development Corporation
Leaker, Dudley Roberts (d. 2006)
Wilson, Sir Leslie Hugh (1913-1985)
Artist/PhotographerBryan & Shear Ltd.
CountryUK: Scotland
CityCumbernauld
Subject Date1960
Image Date1960
ViewExterior
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP219 Cumbernauld 1
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditArchitectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
SubjectNew towns ; Housing ; Children
NOTES: Created as a population overspill for Glasgow City, Cumbernauld was designated a new town in 1955. Leslie Hugh Wilson was the first Chief Architect to the Cumbernauld Development Corporation (CDC) which oversaw the development, promotion and management of the New Town until 1996. He was succeeded in 1962 by Dudley Roberts Leaker.
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