Scotland’s Post-War New Towns : Plan, Lives & Legacy

Scotland’s Post-War New Towns : Plan, Lives & Legacy

Join us for a lecture on the post-war new towns of Scotland

Venue: Online & in person at the Renfield Centre, 260 Bath Street, Glasgow G2 4JP
Time: Lectures commence at 7.30pm
Cost: £5 / Students £2 / season ticket for all 5 lectures: £20
Tickets available on Eventbrite (and at the door, if at Renfield Centre)

Dr Diane Watters, architectural historian, provides a brief introduction to the inter- disciplinary Leverhulme-funded research project on New Towns led by the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow. In the face of ongoing condemnations, such as the ‘Plook on the Plinth’ award, the project aims to uncover the original vision, plans, reception, and their legacy. She will focus on Cumbernauld (the speaker’s hometown) and Livingston.

Download the full programme of lectures here


Image: North Lanarkshire College (formally Cumbernauld Technical College) by Gillespie, Kidd and Coia © Glasgow School of Art Archives