File 4 - Asbestos in houses: Red Road flats, Glasgow

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GB 249 CPSG/2/4

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Asbestos in houses: Red Road flats, Glasgow

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  • 1984 (Creation)

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1 folder
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From a green folder inscribed 'Asbestos in houses: red road flats'

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Correspondence and papers re a survey and activism on Red Road flats workers.

Includes press coverage, correspondence with politicians (councillors, MPs), and survey forms.

Red Road flats refers to a high-rise housing complex located in the northeast of the city of Glasgow. In its construction large amounts of asbestos were used to ensure the structural integrity of the buildings in the event of a fire. The complex was formally condemned in July 2008 after a long period of decline.

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  • English

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