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Development Opportunity - Nithsdale Lodge, a landmark in design in the heart of Glasgow's Southside
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Nithsdale Lodge - Prime Residential Development Opportunity
The subject site is situated within the Local Authority of Glasgow City Council. The owner has obtained a Pre-App through the local authority for the conversion of the church for the creation of 22 residential dwellings.
Plans are available which show 22 apartments. As part of the plans there is provision for 11 parking spaces (including 1 disabled) and cycle parking for 26 bicycles. **July 2022 - Full planning being prepared for submission**
The church has until recently been occupied by a nursing home which is now closed so the upper floors are unoccupied. A children's nursery currently occupies the lower ground floor level. The grounds extend to approximately 0.25 hectares (0.62 Acres) with pedestrian and vehicular access currently from both Nithsdale Road and Shields Road. The site is bounded to the north by large residential villas in private garden grounds.
- Development Opportunity - In the heart of Glasgow's popular southside - Former church - Most recent uses, care home and nursery - Planning Pre App obtained - Full Planning being prepared - Residential development opportunity to create 22 dwellings - Freehold - Offers Invited
The church was designed by W G Rowan, of McKissack and Rowan, and constructed between 1875-1879. It is in the style of Alexander 'Greek' Thomson in blonde and red sandstone with slate roof. With three prominent elevations to the west, east and south which have raised Ionic porticos above a podium with a Doric entrance to the south. With its giant square tower the former church is a local landmark.
There is a later stone extension to the minor north elevation and further single storey extension at lower ground floor level. The former church, including boundary walls and gate piers are listed Grade B. The interior of the building has been completely refurbished and includes two lifts and stairs. New floors have been formed, the walls dry lined and all the windows replaced. There are no interior period features remaining.
This property has 0.62 acres of land.
Pollokshields has evolved over the last 150 years into one of the finest suburbs in Scotland. Its development was promoted by the original landowners, the Maxwells of Nether Pollok, who had been resident in Pollok House since the 18th century.
Shields Road is ideally placed for a range of local amenities including many thriving coffee shops, bars, delicatessens and restaurants, including renowned Six by Nico in the Pollokshields area. There are a number of parks in the area offering a host of recreational activities with Maxwell Park being a particular highlight. A little further afield there is Springfield Quay with Odeon Luxe Cinema, Alea Casino and many other restaurants and bars.
Also close at hand are excellent public transport links including Pollokshields West and East Stations offering regular services to Glasgow Central. Nearby Eglington Street offers quick access to Glasgow City Centre and the M77, M8 and M74 motorway links are also close by.
Buchanan Galleries 15 miles; Pollokshields Train Station East 04 miles; West 0.3 miles; Queens Park Station and Queens Park 0.6 milesRead all
- Development Opportunity
- **Offers Invited**
- In the heart of Glasgow's popular southside
- Former church
- Most recent uses, care home and nursery
- Planning Pre App obtained, Full Planning being prepared
- Residential opportunity to create 22 dwellings
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