Flat G/11 The Herald Building, 145 Albion Street
, Merchant City, G1 1QS

Merchant City, G1 1QS
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Ground Floor Apartment


1 Bedroom


1 Bathroom


1 Reception Room


712 sq.ft


Property Description

This exceptionally generous, one-bedroom modern city apartment spans over 721 sq ft and is located within the iconic Herald Building. The elevated ground floor apartment has lovely and bright west facing aspects over the Ramshorn Church grounds. Formerly the flagship premises for the Daily Express newspaper circa 1937 and laterally the Glasgow Herald’s printing press and head office, the building underwent redevelopment into 149 modern loft style residential apartments in 2005. It occupies an incredibly convenient location within Glasgow’s popular Merchant City.

The apartment has almost full height windows spanning the length of the living room into the bedroom area which is separated by a wall of sliding panel blinds and offering open plan loft style living. The open plan living accommodation is bright and airy with notable highlights including laminate flooring to all main apartments, excellent storage, a modern internal galley style kitchen, open plan loft style double bedroom with double fitted wardrobe, bathroom with white three piece suite and over bath shower and a cupboard housing the washing machine and boiler. The building offers the added advantage of a secluded communal residents courtyard terrace area, on the fourth floor.


  • Security entry system; communal entrance with lift and stair access to each level.
  • Welcoming reception hallway with large walk-in storage cupboard and access off to all main apartments.
  • Main living/dining room with large wall of full height windows providing excellent natural light.
  • Set back from the living space is a sizeable double bedroom with fitted double wardrobe.
  • Modern internal galley style kitchen with a range of base and wall mounted units with black granite worktop. Integrated appliances to include oven, hob extractor hood, fridge freezer and dishwasher.
  • Bathroom comprising white three-piece suite with over bath shower.
  • The property has been well maintained during its current ownership since new, there is laminate flooring, fresh decor, electric heating and double glazing.


Located in the heart of the Merchant City, this stylish apartment fits in well with the high-end designer shops nearby on the Style Mile of Ingram Street, Buchannan Street and Argyle Street, there is a wonderful choice of restaurants and bars together with local cafes, delis and supermarkets. Transport links are on the doorstep via bus and by rail at Glasgow Queen Street, High Street and Central Station are all within a few minutes’ walk. Strathclyde University and Research Centres are on the doorstep and the Royal Infirmary hospital is nearby on High Street. The property is exceptionally well placed for road links including the M8 motorway network.

Travel Directions

On foot from George Square head east along George Street, continue along passing the junction with Montrose Street and continue towards the junction with Albion Street, turn right into Albion Street and head south towards Ingram Street where you will find the entrance to No. 145 on the right-hand side two-thirds of the way down the street. Once inside the building take the stairs to level LG where you will find access to the passenger lift to the ground floor. The flat is at the far end of the corridor.

More Details

Council Tax Band: D
Tenure: Freehold

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