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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:  20 September 2014 – 21 September 2014

Glasgow was the first UK city to host Doors Open Day which forms part of the Europe-wide, European Heritage Days. Since 1990 the event has grown year on year. The superb festival is free, city-wide, extraordinarily diverse, welcoming, and above all, fun. Doors Open Day is a unique celebration of the best of Glasgow, aimed at the whole family. 
Pat Chalmers, Chair, Glasgow Building Preservation Trust

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 25th year.

In 2014 there are 92 buildings, over 54 walks & tours and over 28 talks & special events.

 

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

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Calman Cancer Support Centre
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20.09.14 - 21.09.14 (10.00-16.00)
75 Shelley Road G12 OZE

Home to Cancer Support Scotland, the former Royal Gartnavel Chapel is a beautifully restored Arts and Crafts style building by Sir JJ Burnet. Enjoy the welcoming tranquil space achieved through the conservation of original features and sympathetic new build extension with contemporary fit-out.

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Architect: JJ Burnet
Building Date: 1904
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Carmunnock Conservation Village
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20.09.14 (10.00-16.00) - 21.09.14 (10.00-16.00 (Church: 14.00-16.00) )
Carmunnock G76
Carmunnock is the only remaining village within the city of Glasgow. Visit this conservation area that is characterised by its domestic architecture. Explore the village and a number if its buildings and see an exhibition of old photographs in Castlemilk Hall.
Building Date: Late 17th and 18th Century
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Castlemilk Stables
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20.09.14 - 21.09.14 (10.00-16.00)
59 Machrie Drive, Glasgow,  G45 0AZ
Castlemilk Stables - Image 1

Beautifully restored B-listed 18th Century Stables building, previously part of the large estate owned by the Stuarts. Now a community facility but retaining many original features including a fantastic carved fireplace (previously in Castlemilk House).

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Architect: Attributed to David Hamilton;Elder & Cannon
Building Date: 1790;2007
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Citizens Theatre
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21.09.14 (Booked Tours Only )
119 Gorbals Street G5 9DS
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A unique opportunity to take a guided tour around this iconic theatre and hear about the vibrant history of its Gorbals home. Explore backstage areas and get up close to hidden gems under the stage!

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Architect: Campbell Douglas & Sellars
Building Date: 1878

Tours available 

-  10:15am + 11am + 11:45am + 12:30pm + 1:15pm + 2pm + 2:45pm

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City of Glasgow College, City Campus
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20.09.14 (Booked tours only) - 21.09.14 (Booked tours only)
60 North Hanover Street, Glasgow,  G1 2BP
City of Glasgow College, City Campus - Image 1

Get a unique tour to the top of this Category B listed building. From the Corbusian style roof terrace there are wonderful views over the central conservation area and beyond.

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Architect: Wylie, Shanks & Underwood
Building Date: 1958-64
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Coach House Trust
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20.09.14 (10.00-16.00)
84 Belmont Lane G12 8EN
Coach House Trust  - Image 1

The charming red brick building is found at the end of a cobbled lane, discretely sheltered from the bustling activity of the city’s west end nearby. Converted in 2001, using the same style of brick, many original features have been retained.

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Architect: Frederick Toulmin Dod & John Honeyman
Building Date: 1875
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Craigholme School
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20.09.14 - 21.09.14 (10.00-16.00)
72 St. Andrew's Drive, Glasgow,  G41 4HS
Craigholme School - Image 1Not your typical girls school, Craigholme consists of four Victorian villas in Pollokshields and a state of the art Sports Complex in Pollok Park. See how these beautiful, historic buildings have been adapted to form a thriving, modern-day school.
Building Date: 1890
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Craigton Crematorium
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21.09.14
Berryknowes Road, Glasgow,  G52 2DB

Set within well tended and peaceful surroundings, with a garden of remembrance, the crematorium opened in September 1957 and has served the local community for over half a century. The renowned Glasgow Phoenix Choir will be performing throughout the day.

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Building Date: 1957
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East Park
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15.09.12 - 16.09.12 (10.00-16.00)
1092 Maryhill Road, Glasgow,  G20 9TD
East Park - Image 1

Founded in 1874 as "East Park Home for Infirm Children", the charity now provides education and supported accommodation to children and young people with additional support needs, including autism. Its purpose-built state of the art facilities underpin a comprehensive learning environment.

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Architect: Macpherson & Bell
Building Date: 2009
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Fairfield Shipyard Offices
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20.09.14 - 21.09.14 (10.00-16.00)
1048 Govan Road, Glasgow,  G51 4XP
Fairfield Shipyard Offices - Image 1

Described as the finest shipbuilding office in Britain, where some of the most famous Clydeside ships were designed and launched, Fairfield is being opened to the public by Govan Workspace for the first time in two years following an extensive refurbishment.

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Architect: John Keppie of Honeyman & Keppie
Building Date: 1890
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