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Gallowgate gap site emerges as fire damaged properties are levelled

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February 23 2011

Gallowgate gap site emerges as fire damaged properties are levelled
Glasgow’s newest gap site has been created on the city’s Gallowgate artery after a row of single storey shops were flattened by Council contractors.

The demolition follows a severe fire which ripped through the properties last week, causing the structure to partially collapsed.

Site of the (in)famous Schipka Pass it will be sealed off by hoarding, in lieu of any active development proposals, once rubble has been cleared

An ambitious masterplan from Strathcarron Estates and DMD Architects was once proposed for the area at the height of the last property boom but as yet no development work has taken place.
The wrecked plot encompasses a substantial chunk of east end real estate
The wrecked plot encompasses a substantial chunk of east end real estate
The writing was on the wall after this wallpaper store went up in flames
The writing was on the wall after this wallpaper store went up in flames

2 Comments

Fireman Sam
#1 Posted by Fireman Sam on 28 Feb 2011 at 15:32 PM
Emb'dy know the geezer who did the 'illuminations', if you get my drift? Got a nice little earner for him. Carbuncle to shift. Bring your own kebabs.
brian
#2 Posted by brian on 13 Jun 2011 at 14:15 PM
Multi car park and flats! might help crossrail!

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