Yoker Housing Association gets green light for former primary school development
Glasgow City Council has approved plans submitted by Yoker Housing Association to build 28 homes on the site of the former Yoker Primary School.
The development will see the homes built on the land at Craggan Drive/Dyke Road.
The housing association submitted the plans in November 2019. It commissioned Grant Murray Architects, in collaboration with Clyde Design Partnership engineers and Armour Cost Consultants, to prepare a design proposal for the site, located at 56 Craggan Drive, Knightswood.
The development will comprise of nine cottage flats, 14 terraced homes, two semi-detached houses and three bungalows.
A design statement submitted with the application explained: “The final design proposals maximise the site conditions to create a liveable and coherent community.
“Through high-quality design, carefully considered aesthetic decisions and integrated communal open space, the former Yoker Primary School development will provide comfortable, modern and sustainable homes to be enjoyed for years to come.”
The document continued: “The design proposals focus on the creation of a high-quality mixed residential layout with a strong and unique visual identity. The scheme has been designed to encourage social interaction and build a sense of community through accessible and attractive open space.
“Through carefully considered hard and soft landscaping, integrated parking and generous open space, this development is designed to be provide sustainable and modern homes.”