Upmarket re-jig of Finnieston flats proposal does the trick as planning is awarded
August 11 2017
Faced in Limestone and ceramic rainscreen the revised scheme maintains the absolute number of homes while including ‘deluxe penthouse units’ in line with market appraisals and fears that the buff brick and aluminum rainscreen clad plans, as originally envisaged in a previously consented scheme, would be perceived as being cost driven.
Explaining their decision to recommend the scheme for approval Glasgow City Council planning committee wrote: “The changes proposed significantly improve the layout of the buildings as previously approved, increase activation on Minerva Way and Minerva Street and utilise better quality materials on the building elevations.”
In all other key matters such as scale, massing and layout the DarntonB3 Architecture designed project will remain as before.
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