Flat 1/21 Herald Building, 145 Albion Street
, Merchant City, G1 1QS

Merchant City, G1 1QS
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First Floor Apartment


1 Bedroom


1 Bathroom


1 Reception Room


681 sq.ft


Property Description

This spacious and well proportioned, one-bedroom loft apartment is situated on the first floor of The Herald Building on Albion Street, and in an extremely convenient location within Glasgow’s popular Merchant City. The art-deco building was originally completed in 1937 for Lord Beaverbrook as the flagship premises for his Daily Express newspaper and laterally as the Glasgow Herald’s printing press and head office, the building underwent redevelopment into 149 modern loft style residential apartments circa 2005 and has its own private residents’ courtyard on the east side of the building on the fourth floor.

The property itself has open aspects to the east over the campus grounds of Strathclyde University’s Faculty of science from a wall of windows spanning the length of the main living space. Spanning circa 668 sq ft the generous open plan living accommodation is bright and airy with highlights including laminate flooring to all main apartments, an impressive living/dining room of over 23 ft with kitchen off set and a generous recessed bedroom with fitted storage. There is a utility cupboard, excellent storage and the location is exceptionally well placed to take advantage of an enviable selection of local amenities including every day and leisure shopping, a great selection of restaurants and bars and excellent transport links.


  • Security entry system; communal entrance with lift and stair access to each level.
  • Welcoming reception hallway with storage cupboard, utility cupboard and access off to all main apartments.
  • Main living/dining/kitchen with windows providing excellent natural light.
  • Modern kitchen set back from the living space, with a range of base and wall mounted units, black granite worktop, and integrated appliances to include oven, hob extractor hood, fridge freezer and dishwasher.
  • Open plan double bedroom with wide panel blinds as room separator and a fitted double wardrobe.
  • Bathroom comprising white three piece suite with over bath shower.
  • The property has laminate flooring, fresh decor, electric heating and double glazing.


Located in the heart of the Merchant Centre and within easy reach of 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 G where you will find access to the passenger lift or stairs to the 1st floor.

More Details

Council Tax Band: D
Tenure: Freehold

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