Paisley’s A-listed Russell Institute reborn as office space
August 23 2017Russell Institute has been handed a new lease of life courtesy of £5m of public sector funding to transform the former health centre into office space for Skills Development Scotland and Renfrewshire Council.
A key plank of the town’s bid to become UK City of Culture 2021 the work was overseen by Elder & Cannon Architects working in tandem with main contractor CBC to accommodate 120 staff.
Throughout the work distinctive features have been retained including ornate sculptures, a feature staircase and balcony.
Members of the public will be able to sample at first hand the fruits of these efforts when the building throws open its doors on 2 and 3 September as part of Doors Open Day.
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