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Disused Glasgow nightclub to host speculative office conversion

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March 31 2017

Disused Glasgow nightclub to host speculative office conversion
Carrick Properties are to take on a disused former nightclub in Glasgow’s Queen Street for conversion to provide speculative office space, while retaining the existing ground floor units.

This will allow provision of 3,240sq/m of grade A accommodation spread across four upper floors at 21-41 Queen Street with a reconfigured entrance, updated services with the existing façade repainted and made good.

McGinlay Bell Architects propose to replace the slate roof with standing seam zinc punctured by rooflights to draw light into the top floor attic space.

Outlining their proposals the architects said; “It is proposed to unify and upgrade the shop frontage on to Queen Street with precast concrete pilaster, fascia and glazing.

“While all the new work has a modern language we have taken great care to respect the history of the existing building and context.”

4 Comments

Daniel
#1 Posted by Daniel on 31 Mar 2017 at 15:25 PM
Batman won't be happy he's losing his shopfront hideout.
Batman
#2 Posted by Batman on 31 Mar 2017 at 15:46 PM
I needed to move anyway, because my enemies figured out where I was hiding. Perhaps the signage was a bad idea.
Robin
#3 Posted by Robin on 31 Mar 2017 at 18:26 PM
Plus we figured it was about time I moved out. Things have been getting...tense.
David
#4 Posted by David on 3 Apr 2017 at 08:30 AM
It's extremely disappointing that the existing facade isn't being stripped back to the original stonework, as is happening in several other locations in the city centre.

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