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post updated 9 December 2023

Glasgow College Building News

Colleges in Glasgow – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

9 Apr 2013
New Glasgow City College Campus
Design: Reiach and Hall Architects and Michael Laird Architects
City of Glasgow College Building Design interior
image courtesy of architects practice
New Glasgow City College Building
Approval granted for the City of Glasgow College to move to the next stage of their ambitious, £228m development for two new world leading College campuses – on Cathedral Street in the city centre and at Thistle Street on the banks of the River Clyde.

Glasgow Colleges

Glasgow College Buildings, alphabetical:

Cardonald College : Further Education College
Design: BDP Architects
Cardonald College

Clydebank College
Design: Jenkins & Marr Architects
Clydebank College
image courtesy of architects practice
Clydebank College

Glasgow Colleges of Building & Printing
Design: Wylie Shanks Architects
Glasgow College of Building & Printing
photo © Adrian Welch
Glasgow Colleges of Building & Printing
This slab tower has a plan with gentle angles converging down the middle of each of the longer sides facing north and south. The roof pays homage to Le Corbusier’s Unite d’Habitation building in Marseilles.

John Wheatley College : Further Education College
Design: ABK Architects
John Wheatley College
photo : Keith Hunter
John Wheatley College
John Wheatley College is a well established and respected Further Education College largely serving the local community in Glasgow’s East End. This project provided a major new building of approximately 6,000m2 on a brownfield site in the Haghill district with classroom based teaching, training workshops, staff and student facilities and administration. Certain functions such as hairdressing, the restaurant, the library and childcare will offer services to the local community.

Langside College Campus
Design: Archial, Scotland
Langside College Glasgow
photo courtesy of architects office
Langside College Campus
This is a new £30m higher education building. The 14,000 sqm facility accommodates: drama; music; sports; science; computing; languages; mathematics; health & beauty and engineering courses within two distinctive buildings.

More Glasgow College Buildings online soon

St Aloysius College
Date built: 1998
Design: Elder & Cannon Architects
St  Aloysius school glasgow
picture : Keith Hunter
St Aloysius College Glasgow

St Aloysius College – original school building, 45 Hill Street
Date built: 1883
Archibald Macpherson

School Buildings

Scottish College Buildings

Forth Valley College Alloa
Design: Reiach and Hall Architects
Forth Valley Alloa Campus
photograph © Dave Morris
The new Alloa Campus building for Forth Valley College – 8 Nov 2011
The Alloa Campus is the first of two competition winning designs for Forth Valley College to be completed, and is a major addition to the town centre, strengthening links between the college, local businesses and the community. This BREEAM Excellent design contains workshops, refectory, learner centre and gymnasium as well as classrooms, computer laboratories and staff accommodation.

Fraser Building
Fraser Building
photo : Andrew Lee
Fraser Building

Cumbernauld College


Glasgow School of Art

University of Glasgow ARC
University of Glasgow Advanced Research Centre building
photo courtesy of UoG
University of Glasgow Advanced Research Centre

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