Fore Street

Hypostyle Architects, Glasgow, 2011


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  • Site plan    
  • Flat plans    
  • Ground floor plan - six person house    
  • First floor plan - six person house    
  • Ground floor plan - four person house    
  • First floor plan - four person house    
  • Ground floor plan - two person flat    
  • First floor plan - three person flat    
  • Long section A-A    
  • Cross section B-B    
  • Cross section C-C    
  • Fore Street elevation    
  • Cladding detail    

Group of 15 affordable dwellings built within an existing Victorian tenement perimeter block

The development is accessed through a passageway within a new five-storey block of flats situated on Fore Street that maintains the scale of the adjacent tenements and completes the urban block.

This entrance leads to a parking court and communal green space, from which runs a pedestrian lane, which provides access to a series of two-storey houses and cottage flats.

The properties are arranged along either side of the lane, staggered in relation to the houses on the opposite side of the lane, giving the houses an outlook beyond their immediate neighbours towards the tenements on the far side of the block.

The spaces between the blocks are used as private courtyard gardens.


  • Begun: Dec 2010
  • Completed: Nov 2011
  • Floor area: 1,196m2
  • Sector: Residential
  • Total cost: £1.5M
  • Procurement: Scottish Building Contract with Quantities 2005 Edition, revised 2007 / Traditional Procurement
  • Address: 158 – 172 Fore Street, Glasgow, G14 0AE, United Kingdom

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