APPROVAL For Flats At Site Of Old East End Cinema

15 January, 2021 | Residential

The Meadowpark Street side of the site

CITY planners have given permission for residential development at the site of a former 1920s cinema in Dennistoun.

Officials have agreed that McKernan Homes Ltd can build 24 two-bedroom apartments on vacant land at Meadowpark Street/Marne Street, near Alexandra Parade.

The Parade Cinema opened there in 1921.

There will be two four-storey blocks, one on each side of the site, with parking and landscaping in between.

Each flat will have cycle storage. Fourteen car parking spaces will be provided.

The Marne Street side of the site

A document submitted with the application states: “The proposed development would contribute towards the creation of a vibrant and accessible residential neighbourhood.

“The proposal would see the development of a vacant plot which is in poor condition.”

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