Housing plan emerges for Whiteinch railway embankment
February 13 2015behalf of Sanctuary to build 48 homes on the site of a former railway embankment at Curle Street, Whiteinch.
Composed of two blocks recessed from South Street by an earth mound and planting the flatted scheme will be clad in a mixture of brown, buff, dark grey brick and reglit, enclosing private rear courtyards and an area of parking between.
In their design statement ID observed: “Views-maintain pleasant aspect from the existing housing blocks by providing large gardens to the north side of the flats, as well as a pleasant street with ‘street trees’ and benching.
“Topography screens the site acoustically and visually from South Street with a fence and earth berm.”
The land is being sold by Clydeport who have agreed to clear the site, which has become a focus for anti-social behaviour, as part of the sale terms.
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