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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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Bridge, The
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19.09.15 (10:00-16:00) - 20.09.15 (10:00-16.00)
1000 Westerhouse Road, Easterhouse,  G34 9JW
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An impressive contemporary arts, leisure and learning facility. Join one of the 'access all areas' tours led by staff, artists and architects. Peek backstage and you'll get a sense of what makes the venue so impressive and much loved.

Tours: Sat 10.30am, 12noon & 2.30pm, Sun 12.30pm & 2.30pm; 1/2 hour. Meeting Point: The Bridge - Main Reception Desk

For more information please go to  http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/bridge-the/

 


Architect: Gareth Hoskins
Building Date: 2006
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Bridgeton Bus Garage, Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust
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19.09.15 - 20.09.15 (10.00-16.00)
76 Fordneuk Street, Bridgeton,  G40 3AH
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The last purpose-built Glasgow Corporation bus garage.  Now home to the Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust and its collection of vintage buses and commercial vehicles.  View vehicles and transport-related artefacts.  This year celebrates the garages' 50th birthday!

Tours: Sat & Sun Every half hour between 10am - 4pm; 3/4 hour. Meeting Point: On bus parked at Fordneuk Street entrance gate

For more information go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/bridgeton-bus-garage/ 

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Architect: Glasgow Corporation
Building Date: 1965

Advanced Booking Essential at http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/
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Briggait, The
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19.09.15 - 20.09.15 (10.00-16.00)
141 Bridgegate, Glasgow,  G1 5HZ
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Glasgow’s former fish market, now an arts venue! Visitors will have the chance to take in the building’s stunning and unique architecture, learn more about its fascinating history and take in some fantastic visual art at the same time.

Tours: Sat & Sun 12noon & 2pm; 3/4 hour. Meeting Point: Main Hall Entrance 

For more information please go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/briggait-the/

 


Architect: Clarke & Bell
Building Date: 1873

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Britannia Panopticon Music Hall
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15.09.15 - 20.09.15 (11.00-17.00)
113-117 Trongate, Glasgow,  G1 5HD
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One of the rarest auditoriums in the world, this is a chance to view the recently restored historic stage where Stan Laurel and Jack Buchanan made their debut, and Cary Grant danced around in his tights.

Limited disabled access

For more information please go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/britannia-pano?con-music-hall/

 

 


Architect: Thomas Gildard & Robert H M MacFarlane
Building Date: 1857
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Buchanan Bridge Club
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19.09.15 - 20.09.15 (10.00-16.00)
4 Clairmont Gardens, Glasgow,  G3 7LW
Buchanan Bridge Club - Image 1

Much admired charming A-listed terraced Victorian townhouse with innumerable original features. Fromerly the home of David Hutcheson, the founder of Calmac, and subsequently bought by the Buchanan Bridge Club in 1960. Sample bridge lessons; Sat & Sun 2pm.

Tours: On arrival; 20 minutes. Meeting Point: Front Door

For more information please go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/buchanan-bridge-club/

 


Architect: Style of Charles Wilson
Building Date: 1857


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Burrell Collection, The
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13.09.15 (Mon-Thu, Sat 10.00-17.00) - 20.09.15 (Fri and Sun 11.00-17.00)
Pollok Country Park , 2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow,  G43 1AT
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Due to close for refurbishment in 2016, this is your last chance to explore the hidden stores of one of the greatest collections created by one person. Join a tour and explore objects not normally open to the public.  8yrs+ must be accompanied by an adult.

Tours available Sat & Sun 11.30am, 1.30pm & 3.30pm

Limited disabled access 


Architect: Barry Gasson
Building Date: 1983

Advanced Booking Essential for tours only at http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/burrell-collection-the/ 
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Bus: North West Glasgow Arts Trail
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18.09.15 (12.00-13.29)
Cowcaddens Subway Station, Dundasvale Road, Glasgow,  G3 6NR
Join us on the 75 bus route on Friday - A music festival on buses heading north from Cowcaddens. The following day - revisit spaces using our illustrated maps to discover temporary outdoor artworks commissioned to surprise, teach and change preconceptions of the city. Limited Disabled access. Duration: 2 hours. Saturday self-guided 12pm-4pm. For tour times and more information please go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/north-west-glasgow-arts-route/
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Bus: Pollokshields Bus Tour
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19.09.15 - 20.09.15 (14.00)
Maxwell Park Station, former ticket office, 101 Fotheringay Road, Glasgow,  G41 4EF
Join Pollokshields Heritage for a bus tour through East and West Pollokshields; see many listed buildings, discover splendid villas and tenements in this magnificent Victorian Garden suburb, and hear stories of those involved. Trail guides supplied. Limited disabled access. Duration: 2 hours. For more information please go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/pollokshields-bus-tour/
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Bus: Special City Centre Sightseeing Bus Tour
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19.09.15 (10.00-16.00)
City Sightseeing Bus Stop, George Square West, 30 George Square, Glasgow,  G2 1ET
Journey through seven centuries of Glasgow’s architectural history on the Special Doors Open Day tour.  Hop on and off at any of the six special stops serving many of the city centre venues taking part in Doors Open Day 2014. £5pp. Tickets cannot be used on regular City Sightseeing services. Limited disabled access. Duration: 45 minutes. For tour times please go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/special-city-centre-sightseeing-bus-tour/
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Caledonia Road Church
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19.09.15 (14.00-17.00)
Caledonia Road, Glasgow,  G5 0SJ
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The iconic building has been activated by WAVEparticle as a space for use by the local community and artists. Visit the Bamboo Pavilion by architect Lee Ivett, a unique temporary installation in the grounds. Under 12’s should be accompanied by an adult.

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For more information go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/caledonia-road-church/


Architect: Alexander Greek Thomson
Building Date: 1856-7
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