Whitevale Tower

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Height: Architectural 90.8 m / 298 ft
Height: To Tip 90.8 m / 298 ft
Floors Above Ground 31


Official Name Whitevale Tower
Name of Complex Bluevale and Whitevale Towers
Other Names Whitevale Tower Flats
Structure Type Building
Status Demolished
Country United Kingdom
City Glasgow
Street Address & Map 51 Whitevale Street
Postal Code G31 1
Building Function residential
Structural Material concrete
Construction Start 1967
Completion 1968
Demolished 2016

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer Glasgow Housing Association
Other Consultant
• Demolition Despe S.p.A.

About Whitevale Tower

For nearly 50 years, this brutalist style twin tower development dominated the East End skyline of Glasgow and stood as the United Kingdom's second tallest public housing towers ever built, behind the towers of London's Barbican complex.

CTBUH Initiatives

Second CTBUH Demolition Working Group Meeting
1 Dec 2015 – Event Report

Research Papers

The TopDownWay: An Innovative System for Skyscrapers’ Controlled Demolition
26 Oct 2015 – The Future of Tall: A Selection of Written Works on Current Skyscraper Innovations

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