Part of Historic Environment Scotland
Building plans laid on a desk

Planning and building management

Footage of the planning and building process for towns like Greenock and Inverness.

Footage on this section gives an insight to building management, through a number of new housing scheme projects in Scotland as well as some building restoration case studies.

Progress report

A survey of Municipal Housing activity in Glasgow in 1946.

Glasgow’s housing problem

The construction of new houses to help with Glasgow's housing problems in 1919.

Greenock plans ahead

The main industrial and housing problems facing the Corporation of Greenock, and the solutions proposed to help in about 1948.

Homes for a Highland town

In the 1950s new houses were built in Inverness's suburbs. This Department of Health film tried to persuade people to move there from the inner city tenements.

Images and videos are provided courtesy of the National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive.
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