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Ruth Morris
Glasgow Building Preservation Trust
Room 16, Wellpark Enterprise Centre
120 Sydney Street
Glasgow
G31 1JF
Tel: 0141 554 4411

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Glasgow:  14 September 2015 – 20 September 2015

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2014 Visitor

Glasgow Doors Open Day is a popular built heritage festival that takes place throughout the city of Glasgow. It is organised by Glasgow Building Preservation Trust and is now in its 26th year.

We will be announcing the full programme of events at the start of August. Why not join the mailing list to be kept up to date. 

All buildings will be listed on this site soon for more details and the latest information visit: http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/

 

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Merchant's House of Glasgow, The
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19.09.15 (10.00-16.00)
7 West George Street, Glasgow,  G2 1BA
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Magnificent panelled rooms, vividly conveying the mercantile wealth of 'The Second City of the Empire'.  Stained glass window representing the meeting on 6th February 1605 at which the letter of Guildry was produced. 

For more information please go to:

http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/merchants-house-of-glasgow-the/



Architect: John Burnet; JJ Burnet
Building Date: 1874-8; 1907-8
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Pearce Institute, The
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19.09.15 (10.00-16.00)
840-860 Govan Road, Glasgow,  G51 3UU
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Explore parts of this Magnificent historic building not previously open to the public. View photographs and memorabilia illustrating the contribution that the people of Govan have made in shaping Glasgow's history.

Sat 19th Sept 2015 10am -4pm

Tours: Available on request, 1/2 hour 

For more information please go to:  

http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/pearce-institute-the/



Architect: Sir Robert Rowand Anderson
Building Date: 1906
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Willow Tea Room
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14.09.15 - 20.09.15 (11.00-14.00)
217 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow,  G2 3EX
 Willow Tea Room - Image 1Hear about Mackintosh's collaboration with Kate Cranston in making the Willow Tea Rooms. Enjoy the exhibition telling this story and the amazing pictures of how the Tea Rooms looked in the early 1900s.  See the original features in place today.
Architect: Remodelled by Charles Rennie Mackintosh
Building Date: 1903

Tours: Mon - Sun 11am (Children Only) & 2pm; 3/4 hour. Meeting Point: Billiard Room

For information please go to: http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/willow-tea-room/ 

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Anchor Line
New This Year
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19.09.15 - 20.09.15 (9am - 12noon)
12 St Vincent Place, Glasgow,  G1 2EU
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This Edwardian former booking office is now one of Glasgow’s hottest new restaurants. Explore the stunning interior with original nautical emblems and details.  This is your chance to relive history, hearing stories of former employees and browse the wide range of memorabilia.

For more information please go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/anchor-line

 


Architect: James Millar (Original)
Building Date: 1906-7
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Anniesland Court
New This Year
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19.09.15 - 20.09.15 (12:00-16.30)
843 Crow Road, Glasgow,  G13 1LG
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At 22-storeys, Anniesland Court is the tallest listed building in Scotland and Glasgow’s only Category A listed tower block. Tours will be taken to a top level for a description of the building and views over the city.

Tours: Sat & Sun 12noon, 12.45pm, 1.30pm, 2.15pm, 3pm, 3.45pm & 4.30pm; 1/2 hour. Meeting Point: Main Entrance

Limited disabled access


Architect: J Holmes & Partner
Building Date: 1970
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Argyll Chambers
New This Year
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18.09.15 - 20.09.15 (10:00-17.00)
6 Argyll Chambers, Glasgow,  G3 6DT
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Category B Listed building hidden within the Argyll Arcade. For 3 days only this creative space on level 6 will open for you to discover its enchanting history. You may even get access to the roof top with views across the city!

Tours: Fri - Sun 10am - 5pm; 20 mins

Limited disabled access

 For more information please go to  http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/argyll-chambers/


Architect: Colin Menzies
Building Date: 1904

 

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Arlington Baths Club
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19.09.15 - 20.09.15 (10.00-16.00)
61 Arlington Street, Glasgow,  G3 6DT
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This is the oldest private club of its kind in Europe. A fine example of Victorian architecture, the main facade is well proportioned and gives an effect of modest Classicism. Join a tour and discover their hidden and mesmerising Turkish Room.

Tours: Sat & Sun 10am - 4pm; 1/2 hour. Meeting Point: Members Lounge

For more information please go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/arlington-baths-club/

 


Architect: John Burnet snr.
Building Date: 1871
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Barras Art and Design (BAaD)
New This Year
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18.09.15 - 20.09.15 (10:00-17.00)
54 Calton Entry, Glasgow,  G40 2SB

Multi Use Creative Industry Units with an eclectic mix of tenants covering music, fashion, film and tech sectors. Come along to see the unique arched roof indoor courtyard and discover the buildings history.

For more information please go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/barras-art-and-design-baad/

 


Architect: Original Architect Unknown; Roof: ATA Studio and R
Building Date: 2005-15
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Boat: Glasgow Canal Water Taxi from Applecross Street
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20.09.15 (09.00-13.00)
Scottish Canals Offices Applecross Street Basin, Applecross Street. Ends at Lambhill stables, Glasgow,  G4 9SP
Boat: Glasgow Canal Water Taxi from Applecross Street - Image 1Take a trip along the Forth & Clyde Canal and explore its rich industrial heritage. You will travel through the wildlife corridor that is the canal in North Glasgow. Limited disabled access. Duration: 2 hours. For more information please go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/glasgow-canal-water-taxi-from-applecross-street/
Advanced Booking Essential at www.glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411.
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Boat: Glasgow Canal Water Taxi from Lambhill Stables
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20.09.15 (11.00-15.00)
On the Canal Towpath by Balmore Road Bridge, Lambhill Stables, 11 Canal Bank North. Ends at Canal House, Applecross Street, Glasgow,  G22 6RD
Boat: Glasgow Canal Water Taxi from Lambhill Stables - Image 1Take a trip along the Forth & Clyde Canal and explore its rich industrial heritage. You will travel through the wildlife corridor that is the canal in North Glasgow. Limited disabled access. Duration: 2 hours. For more information please go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/glasgow-canal-water-taxi-from-lambhill-stables/
Advanced Booking Essential at www.glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411.
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