Flat 6/18 Herald Building, 145 Albion Street
, Merchant City, G1 1QT

Merchant City, G1 1QT
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1 Bedroom


1 Bathroom


1 Reception Room


633 sq.ft


Property Description

This generous and well proportioned, one-bedroom loft conversion has been stylishly upgraded by the current owners with a re-fitted kitchen and quality flooring. Situated on the sixth floor of The Herald Building on Albion Street, the flat is lovely and bright with light flooding in from a wall of windows spanning the length of the apartment. With a unique layout in comparison to other apartments in the building, the flat includes a completely separate bedroom with a large window. Located 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 benefits from an allocated car parking space in the building underground car park and lovely open aspects to the east over the campus grounds of Strathclyde University’s Faculty of science. Spanning circa 633 sq ft the generous open plan living accommodation is bright and airy with highlights including re-fitted laminate wood flooring to all main apartments, an impressive living/dining room of over 18 ft with modern re-fitted kitchen off set and generous double 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; two communal entrances with lifts and stair access to each level.
  • Welcoming reception hallway with storage cupboard and access off to all main apartments.
  • Main living/dining room with windows providing excellent natural light.
  • Modern re-fitted kitchen set back from the living space, with a range of base and wall mounted units, oak effect worktop, tiled splashback and integrated appliances to include oven, hob extractor hood, fridge freezer and dishwasher.
  • Generous double bedroom with a large window and a fitted double wardrobe.
  • Fully tiled bathroom comprising white three-piece suite with over bath shower.
  • The property has laminate flooring, fresh decor, electric heating, double glazing.
  • Secure underground allocated car parking space.
  • Underground enclosed bicycle storage room


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 LG where you will find access to the passenger lift or stairs to the 6th floor.

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Council Tax Band: D
Tenure: Freehold

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