Royston Road Park and Molendinar Park

Name: Molendinar Park

Alternative names: Royston Road Park

Location: Glasgow

NGR: NS 62811 67089

Classification: Park

Date: 2001

Landscape Architect: Greg White, LOCI Design

Status: not listed

Canmore ID: none

Description: Two parks located adjacent to one another on Royston Road, Blackhill, Glasgow. Neither park would look out of place in Barcelona. Royston Road Park includes a skate or wheel area and a sand filled carpet sports area. The park sits on a slightly raised plateau. Molendinar Park sits in a hollow, where the Molendinar burn is canalised. Recurring features within the parks include the use of colour, robust structures, including bridges and concrete cubes and axial paths. Although completed in 2001 the design of Molendinar Park sits very comfortably within the modernist aesthetic.

Text by: Matt Benians. Proposed by: Matt Benians

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