Stylish, attractive and incredibly popular with tenants, the new flatted housing development at Peace Lane has proven to be a huge hit. Built by Beild Housing Association on the site of Govan’s former post office (now located in Govan Cross Shopping Centre), the development offers 27 flats for rent to older people. The properties include one and two bedroom flats, with three flats built to full wheelchair standard.
Perfectly juxtaposed between the historic buildings at Water Row and the Pearce Institute, this stylish development presents a contemporary view of Govan from the Clydeside Expressway on the north bank of the River Clyde, and has splendid views over the river to the Riverside Museum, Glasgow University, SECC, Glasgow Harbour and beyond.
Cost: £3.9 million
Timescale: Complete August 2010 and opened by the then Deputy First Minister and Govan MSP Nicola Sturgeon.
Funders: Scottish Government, Glasgow City Council
Project Team: Beild Housing Association, Austin Smith Lord (Architect), CCG (Contractor)