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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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Calman Cancer Support Centre
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19.09.15 - 20.09.15 (10:00-16:00)
Gartnavel Hospital Complex, 75 Shelly Road, Glasgow,  G12 0ZE
Calman Cancer Support Centre  - Image 1

The former Royal Gartnavel Chapel is a beautifully restored Arts and Crafts style building. Enjoy the welcoming space achieved through the conservation of original features and sympathetic new extension, all retaining the building's original charm.

Tours: Every half hour, 1/2 hour. Meeting Point: Reception 

For more information go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/calman-cancer-support-centre/


Architect: Sir John James Burnet;Austin-Smith:Lord
Building Date: 1904;2012
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Castlemilk Stables
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19.09.15 - 20.09.15 (10.00-16.00)
59 Machrie Drive, Glasgow,  G45 0AZ
Castlemilk Stables - Image 1

A fine and rare example of a grand late Georgian stable block and one of the few remnants of the old Castlemilk House and estate. Visit to learn about the people who lived and worked in the Stables, the surrounding woodland and the restoration.

For more information please go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/castlemilk-stables/

 


Architect: Attributed to David Hamilton;Elder & Cannon
Building Date: 1790;2007
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Cathcart Hebrew Cemetery
New This Year
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20.09.15 (10:00-16.00)
131 Netherlee Road, Glasgow,  G44 3YL
Cathcart Hebrew Cemetery - Image 1

Cemetery prayer hall, just near Holmwood House, incorporates Glasgow’s only Holocaust Memorial. Come along to listen to short talks by the sculptor, and learn the story of those who fled the Holocaust in the ‘Gathering of the Voices’ Exhibition. In the event of a funeral there may be a short interruption.

For more information go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/cathcart-hebrew-cemetery/


Architect: Architect Unknown
Building Date: 1930 & 1972
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Cathedral House Hotel
New This Year
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19.09.15 - 20.09.15 (10:00-16.00)
28-32 Cathedral Square, Glasgow,  G4 0XA
Cathedral House Hotel - Image 1

A 19th-century Scottish baronial-style hotel, complete with turrets, originally built as a hostel for inmates released from nearby Duke Street Prison. Discover the history of the building and area. You may even catch a glimpse of the resident ghosts!

For more information go to  http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/cathedral-house-hotel/


Architect: Campbell, Douglas & Morrison
Building Date: 1896
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Citizens Theatre, The
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20.09.15 (10.15-16.30)
119 Gorbals Street, Glasgow,  G5 9DS
Citizens Theatre, The - Image 1

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. Early booking recommended!

Tours: Sun 10.15am, 11am, 11.45am, 12.30pm, 1.15pm, 4pm & 4.30pm; 1/2 hour. Meeting Point: Box Office

Limited disabled access 


Architect: Campbell Douglas
Building Date: 1878
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City of Glasgow College, City Campus
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19.09.15 - 20.09.15 (09.30-15.30)
60 North Hanover Street, Glasgow,  G1 2BP
City of Glasgow College, City Campus - Image 1

Join a rooftop tour of one of Scotland's largest colleges to enjoy wonderful views over the central conservation area and beyond.

Tours: Sat & Sun 9.30am, 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm & 3.30pm; 1/2 hour. Meeting Point: Reception 

Full Disabled Access throughtout thebuilding, however no access to the rooftop 

 


Architect: Wylie, Shanks & Underwood
Building Date: 1958-64
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Clydeport
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19.09.15 (10:00-16:00)
16 Robertson Street, Glasgow,  G2 8DS
Clydeport - Image 1

Seldom open to the public, Clydeport's superb head office contains a number of fine features including French walnut panelling and Stephen Adam stained glass.

Limited disabled access 

For more information go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/clydeport/


Architect: Sir John James Burnet
Building Date: 1883-86
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Concrete Garden, The
New This Year
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19.09.15 (12:00-16:00)
1 Carbeth Street, Possilpark, Glasgow,  G22 5AP
Concrete Garden, The - Image 1

A feast of locally grown food, horticulture, music and crafts. Possilpark is home to 2 community food growing projects, with 40 local food growers. This Harvest festival is a celebration of all they have grown!

Limited disabled access 

For more information go to  http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/concrete-garden-the/


Architect: ERZ Architects
Building Date: 2010
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Cowcaddens Fire Station
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19.09.15 - 20.09.15 (10:00-16:00)
123 Port Dundas Road, Glasgow,  G4 1ES
Cowcaddens Fire Station - Image 1

This large fire station provides fire cover to most of Glasgow city centre from the River Clyde northwards. Head along to find out more about Glasgow's Firefighters and the inner workings of a station.

Limited disabled access

For more information go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/cowcaddens-fire-station/


Architect: Architect Unknown
Building Date: 1985
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Craigholme School
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19.09.15 - 20.09.15 (10.00-16.00)
72 St. Andrew's Drive, Glasgow,  G41 4HS
Craigholme School - Image 1

Craigholme is the top independent girls' school in the West of Scotland, consisting of four Victorian villas and a state of the art Sports Complex. See how they have adapted these buildings and get an insight into its 121 year history.

Tours available on request; 1/2 hour. Meeting Point: Main Entrance

Limited disabled access

For more information go to  http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/craigholme-school/


Building Date: 1890
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