Maryhill Locks ‘urban village’ takes shape
August 20 2014125 new homes at Maryhill Locks, Glasgow, is continuing apace with the unveil of a £16m second phase of a long term master plan for the area by Maryhill Housing Association.
Designed by Hypostyle the £16m project sits on 18 hectares of brownfield land and incorporates a range of shared equity and rental properties alongside a commercial unit.
Taking the form of terraced housing, cottage flats and flats the build is intended to usher in a contemporary ‘urban village’ including 800 homes, shops, cafes, business and community space upon completion.
Maryhill Locks is one of 11 projects to be granted Scottish Sustainable Community status by the Scottish government, described as ‘…creating places which are ambitious and inspiring, and which raise standards in design, architecture and sustainable construction…’
Phase one of the project was delivered by Elder & Cannon in 2011. There are also separate plans to build a new health centre at Gairbraid Avenue.
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