Town centre phase 1, Cumbernauld New Town: a litter box on an access deck to Galbraith's supermarket
|Architect/Designer||Cumbernauld Development Corporation|
|Leaker, Dudley Roberts (d. 2006)|
|Wilson, Sir Leslie Hugh (1913-1985)|
|Artist/Photographer||Toomey, Bill (1922-)|
|Library Reference||AP Box 219 Cumbernauld 1|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Supermarkets ; New towns ; Town planning ; Street furniture ; Concrete ; Shopping centres|
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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