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Housing, Kildrum 1, Cumbernauld New Town: the toddlers' playground

RIBA Ref No RIBA76039
Architect/DesignerCumbernauld Development Corporation
Leaker, Dudley Roberts (d. 2006)
Wilson, Sir Leslie Hugh (1913-1985)
Artist/PhotographerScott, Douglas
CountryUK: Scotland
CityCumbernauld
Subject Date1960
Image Date1961
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceBM/PLA/12/A
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditRIBA Collections
SubjectNew towns ; Housing ; Children's playgrounds
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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