Developers unveil £20m plans for 18-storey hotel in central Glasgow

Stallan-Brand Clyde Dixon hotelPlans have been unveiled for a 150-bedroom hotel overlooking the River Clyde in Glasgow.

The proposed 18-storey tower at the corner of Dixon Street and Clyde Street incorporates a ground floor restaurant and retail space, as well a publicly accessible rooftop bar.

Stallan-Brand Clyde Dixon hotel 3Architects Stallan-Brand is said to have drawn upon abstract images of Glasgow’s historic ships, bridges and cranes for its design.

“The challenge of creating a tall, iconic building which improve Glasgow’s skyline and international image is one we relish,” a spokeswoman said.

“It is always exciting to be part of changes which enhance the vitality of a city.”

Stallan-Brand Clyde Dixon hotel 2Developers Clyde Dixon said the site was chosen for its position at the end of Glasgow’s “Style Mile”.

Miriam White, Clyde Dixon spokeswoman, said: “This is a fantastic opportunity to create a landmark building which will bring a range of people together in a combined city-waterfront location.”

If the plans are approved, work is expected to begin in the autumn of 2017 with a completion date of late 2018.

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