MIXED-Use Development Now Being Proposed For High-Profile City Centre Site

9 September, 2021 | Hotels, Office, Student Accommodation

REVISED plans are being developed for a prominent Glasgow City Centre corner plot which had been lined up for a hotel.

The 14-storey block proposed for the site of Nile House, at the corner of West Nile Street and Bath Street, would instead incorporate an aparthotel, student accommodation and co-working spaces.

The current building, which would be demolished, formerly housed a Blue Lagoon chippy, O Sole Mio restaurant and the Iron Horse Bar.

Planning permission was granted in June last year for a 15-storey hotel.

A statement on a pre-application consultation website explains: “The design concept for Nile House involves the careful redevelopment of the site and addition of new upper floors which could provide co-working space, student accommodation, aparthotel rooms or a combination of these uses.

“The proposals will deliver a vibrant mixed development of scale on this prominent corner site in the heart of Glasgow’s City Centre.”

It follows a change of heart over another approved hotel development on St Vincent Street at Pitt Street, where Artisan Real Estate are now proposing residential serviced living.

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