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St Peter’s School Housing in Partick

Converted Building in Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland – design by Collective Architecture

19 Apr 2016

St Peter’s School Housing

Location: Partick, south west Glasgow, west Scotland

Design: Collective Architecture

St Peter’s School Housing

St Peters School Housing

Collective Architecture submit Planning Application for Conversion and New Build housing development of St Peter’s School, Partick, Strathclyde.

Collective Architecture are delighted to announce that plans have been submitted to Glasgow City Council for a social housing development on the vacant site of St Peter’s School in Partick which closed in 2013. The proposals for Partick Housing Association include part conversion of the existing school to deliver 60 new homes for social rent, mid-market rent and supported accommodation. A mix of high quality, contemporary 1,2 and 3 bed flats have been arranged within a clearly defined block which also incorporates dedicated undercroft parking.

St Peters School Housing by Collective Architecture

The existing victorian school is located within a uniquely constrained grid iron residential street pattern on a steeply sloping site. The design proposes to retain and refurbish the south wing section of the school facing Mansfield Park and construct a new build housing block of similar mass and scale to the east section of the site.

Materials have been selected to compliment the local vernacular which is constructed from predominantly blonde and red sandstone tenemental blocks. Smooth cut blonde sandstone envelopes the new build south block to accentuate a modern architectural form and contrast with the retained existing red ashlar stone school via recessed glazed closes. Balconies are carved into the block and clad in oxidised Nordic Brown copper to provide visual prominence and help animate the street.

This Partick school is the first major residential scheme to be undertaken by Collective Architecture for Partick Housing Association since the completion of their award-winning residential project, Byron Street, which was completed in 2010.

Converted Building in Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland – design by Collective Architecture

Housing at St Peter’s School Partick – Building Information

Location: St Peter’s School, Partick, Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland
Type Of Project: Conversion and new build housing development
Client: Partick Housing Association
Architects: Collective Architecture
Project Architect: Alan Smith
Funding: Scottish Government
Tender date: anticipated July 2016
Site start date: anticipated October 2016
Completed: anticipated April 2018
Contract duration: anticipated 18 months
Gross internal floor area: 3888 sq m
Total cost: £8.0 million
Structural Engineers: The Structural Partnership
M&E consultant: David R Murray Consulting Engineers
Quantity Surveyor: Martin Aitken Associates
Project CDM Consultant: Ewing Somerville Partnership
Landscape Architect: Christopher Palmer
Main Contractor: Not appointed

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