Floating Leisure Village Glasgow, Pacific Quay building design, Location, Images

Floating Village Glasgow : Canting Basin Docks

Proposals for Pacific Quay Renewal, Strathclyde Dockland Regeneration, west of Scotland

14 Jan 2011

Canting Basin Docks Development

Design: ZM Architecture and architect Baca Ltd

Floating leisure village planned for basin beside Science Centre at Glasgow’s Pacific Quay.

Floating Concepts Limited has been chosen by Scottish Enterprise as the preferred bidder to develop the former Canting Basin docks.

Floating Village Glasgow Floating Leisure Village Glasgow Canting Basin Floating Village
image courtesy of architects practice

Floating Village Glasgow

The £30m proposals from Floating Concepts (based in Cheshire) are designed by ZM Architecture and specialist water-based architect, Baca Ltd.

The floating community is to comprise of shops, offices, houses, restaurants, a marina and a roof-top concert arena.

Science Centre + Glasgow Tower:
Pacific Quay
photo © Keith Hunter

The speculative, floating development for the Canting Basin site has yet to be granted outline planning permission and construction will only commence once private funding is made available. 14 Jan

Aerial view looking down on Canting Basin docks from northeast:
Princes Dock
photo from BDP Architects

Canting Basin Docks – Context

Science Centre Glasgow
Glasgow Science Centre
building: photo © Isabelle Lomholt

Imax Cinema Glasgow
max Cinema Glasgow
building: photo © Isabelle Lomholt

Glasgow Tower
Glasgow Tower
building: photo © Isabelle Lomholt

River Clyde
River Clyde image by Adrian Welch

Architecture in Glasgow

Glasgow Armadillo
Clyde Auditorium
photo © Isabelle Lomholt

Historic Glasgow : best buildings of the past

Across the River Clyde is the Glasgow Moat House Hotel

Glasgow Walking Tours

BBC Glasgow

To the west of the site is Pacific Quay Hub

Glasgow Transport Museum
Museum of Transport Glasgow
photograph : Alan McAteer

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