The developer behind plans to demolish a Victorian industrial building in Glasgow to deliver a block of 60 apartments has lost an appeal against a decision to give it listed status.
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Scottish Construction Now writes:
In May last year, A10 Architects submitted an application… to knock down the former City Sawmills office building at 124 Craighall Road… A design document… stated… that it was not ‘feasible or practical’ to keep the building because of the level of remedial works required.
However, Glasgow MSP Paul Sweeney MSP applied to Historic Environment Scotland to have the building listed… The heritage body agreed and granted C-listed status to the property in February this year. The Architectural Heritage Society for Scotland (AHSS) also objected to the demolition..
For background see the IHBC NewsBlog