Partick student housing nears completion
August 23 2012
Designed by Manson Architects and built by Watkin Jones the seven storey brick clad structure replaces a former low-rise business unit.
It is the latest in a glut of purpose built student housing to be built around the periphery of the west end and has risen in tandem with a much larger Fletcher Joseph designed complex at nearby Yorkhill.
Another huge scheme was recently built on Thurso Street, directly across the water, as students are encouraged out of private lets and into purpose-built accommodation.
better quality red briick and an improved street level treatment have been incorporated since the original application