Children's play area, Cumbernauld New Town
|Architect/Designer||Cumbernauld Development Corporation|
|Leaker, Dudley Roberts (d. 2006)|
|Wilson, Sir Leslie Hugh (1913-1985)|
|Library Reference||BM/PLA/12(I)/R) (Scott 958/6B)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Subject||New towns ; Housing ; Children ; 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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