We left Greenock last week in the unusual circumstance of building new council homes in 1916 in the midst of war. Across the country, war’s end brought a unique combination of pressures and ideals to build anew at quality and on unprecedented scale. The pressure, for ruling-class politicians, came from their fear of working-class unrest, […]

Council Housing in Greenock, Part II, 1918-1945: their ‘Ain Wee House’ — Municipal Dreams