Towering student residences approved for Glasgow’s Cathedral Street
October 14 2015approved by planners.
The 19 storey tower has been advanced by Forrest Furnishing, owners of an existing retail store, which will be demolished to make way for the scheme
Clad in a combination of zinc, polished concrete, glazing, fritted glazing and powder coated aluminium the tower will meet the street with a ground floor reception and meeting space, above which will be a mezzanine level offering occupants a fully equipped gym, study bays and movie theatre.
A rooftop viewing deck will also be provided with heather sedum, a feature sculpture sitting alongside seating and a ‘coffee hub’ with glass balustrading.
Public realm to Cathedral Street and North Hannover Street would be upgraded with new stone and granite paving.
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