ARCHITECTURE: Building Re-use

St Matthew’s Parish Church

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St Matthew’s Parish Church in Bishopbriggs has undergone a transformational refurbishment, creating a new interior in the existing sanctuary, extending the side aisle, and providing new accessible facilities. The intention of the project was to restore the spirit of the original building, while embracing artistic contemporary interventions that are worthy of their setting. PagePark has worked closely with the parish and the Archdiocese of Glasgow over the last five years to bring the project to fruition.  The Category C listed […]

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Commercial Quay Phase 1

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Situated on Commercial Street in Leith, these Category ‘A’ listed former bonded warehouses create an impressive street frontage to the south-west and the quayside to the north- east. Our client’s brief was to convert them into ‘edgy’ serviced office spaces. Once cool offices of the 90s, the buildings now looked tired and uninspiring. Our solution was to reinvigorate these warehouses delivering exemplary offices in both function and aesthetic by ‘de-furbing’ the spaces, exposing all the services, installing VRF heating and […]

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Glenkinchie Distillery

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The Glenkinchie Distillery project for Diageo comprises of the refurbishment and upgrading of a collection of Victorian Category ‘B’ listed buildings. Our brief was the conversion of the redundant Maturation Warehouse to create a new visitor experience. Glenkinchie, lovingly known as ‘The Garden Distillery’ is one of the last remaining lowland distilleries. Historically, the Distillery was the heart of the community, providing jobs, housing, and much more. Whilst the community was an important part of the brief, we realised that […]

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The Den

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The Den is tucked away high on the hill above Tighnabruaich with an exceptional outlook over the Kyles of Bute. The brief was to transform two dilapidated flats into a remarkable home and studio space all within a modest 90sqm footprint split over 3 storeys.   During the initial work to connect the two levels and strip out the old finishes, a rich palette of materials was uncovered, which, when combined with the qualities of light flooding between floor joists of the different levels, created a unique and enchanting […]

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Walter Bower House

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Walter Bower House, University of St Andrews. The series of buildings which form Walter Bower House are remnants of the old Curtis Papers paper mill covering approximately nine hectares of land which the University are developing aligning the A919. The old paper mill site, now known as Eden Campus, is the home for the University’s local Biomass plant and is being developed as a centre of innovation providing a bridge to connect academics with industry. Since opening in 2018, Eden […]

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NHS Louisa Jordan Hospital

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On 11 March 2020, COVID-19 was classified by the World Health Organisation as a global pandemic. As part of the Scottish Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic a temporary hospital was considered, to be delivered by the Scottish Government in conjunction with NHS National Services Scotland (NHSNSS). The resultant hospital – known as the NHS Louisa Jordan Hospital – is a step-down facility for patients recovering from COVID-19. The priority of 300 beds were made available by mid-April 2020, with […]

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