Moss Heights (Cardonald)

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Postby Vladimir » Wed May 24, 2006 11:36 pm

Beton brut
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Postby riot grrl » Wed Jun 07, 2006 10:16 pm

The Moss Heights were definitely not 'brutalist' in that case.

Inside they were similar in layout to where I lived in Pollok, which was a 'T1' four storey tenament. Very similar fittings, the same metal framed windows, and pre-dated the Moss Heights by about 4 years.

I loved the curved balconies on the Moss Heights. They had style. They had rubbish chutes. No middens!
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Postby Jupiter-Returns » Wed Jun 07, 2006 10:31 pm

I used to deliver milk up the Moss Heights many years ago, and one time I was around the back of them facing the Crematorium waiting on my milk van and a Skeleton asked me for a bottle of full cream... 8O ::): :?
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Postby HollowHorn » Thu Jun 08, 2006 11:25 pm

Jupiter-Returns wrote:a Skeleton asked me for a bottle of full cream... 8O ::): :?

Merr like "full scream"
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Postby Jupiter-Returns » Fri Jun 09, 2006 4:40 pm

Boom, boom!

Taxi for HH :arrow: :!: ::):
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Postby viceroy » Thu Oct 05, 2006 8:30 pm

Don't know how seriously to take this but apparently residents of Moss Heights say they are not being given replacement kitchens or bathrooms because the GHA cannot make up its mind whether to carry out internal renovations or alternatively have the blocks demolished.

There was a report about this in the Evening Times last week. Does anybody have any further information?

It would be a great pity in my opinion if these blocks were pulled down, but of course others may disagree.
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Postby Vladimir » Thu Oct 05, 2006 9:41 pm

Its probably just an excuse on their part not to spend money for a wee bit longer...
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Postby Alex Glass » Fri Oct 06, 2006 4:50 pm

As far as I was aware Moss Heights are amongst the most popular flats in Glasgow.

I have not heard of any problem about investment. It wasn't an issue that I would have become involved in as the local councillor Alister Watson is dealing with the concerns raised by residents. However since Viceroy has asked I will make some enquiries and report back.
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Postby viceroy » Fri Oct 06, 2006 6:21 pm

Thanks Alex.

I suspect this is a communications breakdown between the GHA and its tenants [not an unusual occurrence it seems]. But I'd be interested to know whether the report has any substance.
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Postby Alex Glass » Fri Oct 06, 2006 6:27 pm

Viceroy

One of the problems is that GHA get the blame when in fact it may be the Local Housing Organisation that manages the houses has not put forward projects for the investment programme.

I am not saying this is what has happened here as I do not know all the facts. Hopefully I will be able to get the information relating to the flats.
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