April 2018 – Proposed demolition of 335-345 Argyle Street

We note with dismay the current proposals for the proposed demolition of two listed buildings within the Glasgow Central Conservation Area for the development of a “headquarters development”. Located on Argyle Street and bounded by Robertson Street and York Street, the project would involve the full demolition of the Category C-listed 321-333 Argyle Street and […]

March 2018 – Custom House proposals

January 2018, with some revisions March 2018 Some thoughts on a proposed design by Sheppard Robson for the developer Artisan St. Enoch Quarter Limited, a subsidiary of Artisan Real Estate Investors Limited (Isle of Man) follow.  (The proposal is for the conversion of Glasgow’s Custom House into part of a hotel, and incorporates the demolition […]

January 2017 – Style Mile vs. Geek Street

Glasgow’s international subcultural destination Union St has been becoming increasingly, and visibly, run down in recent years – at least in terms of conventional commercial activity. The one factor compensating for this has been a parallel rise in vibrancy as subcultural elements colonise the area between Gordon and Argyle Street, and the area has become […]

Dec 2016 – Get Glasgow Moving

For too long, Glasgow’s public infrastructure has been neglected, divided and chaotic. It’s time for Glasgow’s transport systems to work for the public. Get Glasgow Moving isn’t just highlighting the problem, they’re taking action. We endorse their aims, and would urge support either directly, or at the two scheduled events focusing on bus regulation (Fri […]