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Molendinar Park Housing Glasgow : East End Homes

Melbourne Street property development design by Richard Murphy Architects, Scotland

post updated 12 December 2023 ; 27 January 2022

New homes on Melbourne Street by Richard Murphy Architects

Moore Street, Gallowgate

Developer: Molendinar Park Housing Association

Location: East End of Glasgow

Masterplan: Richard Murphy Architects, Edinburgh

Cost: £11.6m

Molendinar Park Housing

Housing: 93 properties – 42 rented / 51 shared equity & shared ownership flats

Architects: Elder & Cannon, jmarchitects, Page / Park, Richard Murphy Architects

Key feature: listed meat market archway

Moore Street Housing : further information
Molendinar Park Housing
photo : Andrew Lee


Molendinar Park Extension – Masterplan, Gallowgate
Dates built: 2007-08
Design: Richard Murphy Architects, Edinburgh

Following the Graeme Square development for Molendinar Park Housing Association, Page & Park, McKeown Alexander – now JM Architects – Richard Murphy Architects and Elder & Canon Architects were asked to compete for the master planning of an adjacent site on the corner of Melbourne Street and the Gallowgate in Glasgow’s East End.

The site includes a derelict tenement on the Gallowgate due to be demolished and the preserved archway to the former meat market. Each Architect is due to design around 20 to 25 flats.

The Molendinar Park competition for the Melbourne Street master plan was won by Richard Murphy Architects in early 2003. The master plan proposes a large communal pedestrian square in the centre of the site. Each Architect was invited to design a housing scheme around a courtyard.

Since the Molendinar Park Housing Association master plan was proposed each Architect has developed their own scheme to suit and the combined planning application is due to be submitted in Spring 2005. The Melbourne Street project is due for completion in 2006 on a phased completion across the whole site.

Graham Square Housing, near Gallowgate, Glasgow
Date built: 1999
Design: McKeown Alexander; Richard Murphy Architects; Page & Park Architects
Moore Street Glasgow - Molendinar Park Housing Association
photo © Adrian Welch

Architects featured in this housing development:

Richard Murphy

Elder & Cannon

Page & Park Architects


Homes for the Future Mckeown Alexander
Homes for the Future
homes photo : Andrew Lee

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