Client: PPP between Glasgow City
Council and Strathcarron
Preparation of a masterplan
and development framework for an area immediately to the east
of of the city centre, adjacent to a high level railway line,
intended to deliver the proposed Cross Rail project.
The masterplan envisages
the creation of a mixed development, with residential space
over commercial ground floor uses. The proposal focuses on
a new civic space adjacent to a proposed new station / transport
interchange, with a landmark building to signify the importance
of the location.
For long a transitional
zone between the city centre and the Barras market area, development
pressure has recently become intense with major redevelopment
proposals for the former railyard marshalling area to the
A hierarchy of new and improved connections provides east
west and north south connectivity, with development heights
reflecting the importance of these connections.