Entrance to former St Vincent Place public toilets, G1 2ER
Get away for your desk and get active at lunch time by having a gander around St Vincent Place and Royal Exchange Square with Niall Murphy, Deputy Director of Glasgow City Heritage Trust.
Please note the tour lasts approximately 50 mins. With their superb late Georgian, Victorian Edwardian and early 20th Century commercial architecture, St Vincent Place and Royal Exchange Square are key to the city centre’s character. Highlights include the tragedy of W J Anderson, James Miller’s Anchor Line Building, the influence of Michelangelo; David Hamilton’s Royal Exchange Square; a Renaissance palace; Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Glasgow Herald Building (aka the Lighthouse); can Brutalism be touchy feely; and, the site of the original Miss Cranston’s Buchanan Street tea room.
Tue 11th, 1pm; 50 minutes
Meeting point: Entrance to former St Vincent Place public toilets
Booking essential - www.glasgowheritage.org.uk
Parking: Concert Hall Car Park / Buchanan Galleries Car Park
Glasgow Building Preservation Trust
Wellpark Enterprise Centre
120 Sydney Street, Glasgow
Registered Company Number: SC079721
Scottish Charity Number: SC015443