Plans announced to transform Scottish shopping centre into new hub

A recently revealed plan has outlined an ambitious project to overhaul the St. Enoch Centre in Glasgow, repurposing the shopping centre as a site for homes, office space and a brand-new leisure and shopping location.

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The plans submitted to planners at Glasgow City Council are focused on ways to develop the popular hub in the city centre over 15 to 20-year time frame. They involve a diverse range of ideas, including the construction of a four-star hotel, the conversion of a former Debenham’s department store into modern offices and the creation of 1,700 new homes.

According to the Glasgow Times, a spokesperson for the developer commented:

“Central to our vision is creating a more open, accessible place that retains St. Enoch Centre and the city’s strong retail and leisure offer. We would like to build on this by offering a more diverse range of uses ensuring improved connectivity to the River Clyde.”

The spokesperson added that all of the project’s efforts would be directed towards reinforcing the Scottish city’s current position as a first-rate destination. The proposal submitted has been designed to specifically answer the aims and vision of Glasgow City Council’s newly launched “City Centre Strategic Development Framework”.

Posted by Mark
September 13, 2021

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