New care home proposed to replace Glasgow car showroom

A car showroom in Glasgow’s South Side will make way for a 72-bed care home under newly submitted plans.

Northcare (Scotland) Ltd has requested permission to build the facility on the site of the Harry Fairbairn Mini showroom on Kilmarnock Road.

The proposals include a hair salon, private dining room and cocktail bar, as well as the cafe and cinema.

A design statement submitted by Unum Partnership with the application explains: “The proposed development will provide much-needed accommodation for the ever-increasing elderly population, allowing them to live their lives with dignity and independence with specialist assistance at hand.

“The site is in a sustainable location within an established suburban location providing direct access to a range of services and facilities there within, and local amenities.”

New care home proposed to replace Glasgow car showroom

It continues: “In addition to high quality living accommodation, this facility offers residents and visitors a high specification of additional accommodation.

“This creates a destination space offering residents the opportunity of a ‘day out’ without the need to leave the facility.”

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