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Princes Square Shops : Glasgow Shopping Mall

Historic Shopping Arcade – Buchanan Street Stores, Scotland

14 Apr 2014

Princes Square Glasgow

Address: Princes Square, 48 Buchanan Street, Glasgow

Contact: 0141 221 0324

Updated Images

Princes Square Shopping Centre

The Princes Square Shopping Centre had a £7.5m refurbishment in 2011.

Princes Square Glasgow Shopping Centre
48 Buchanan Street retail building © photo Adrian Welch

Refurbished in the mid-eighties the six-floor Princes Square shopping centre is arranged around a decorative atrium set just off Buchanan Street on its east side not far from Central Station.

Shopping Centre Glasgow Princes Square
48 Buchanan Street retail building © photograph AW

Over 25 of the best shops in Glasgow, over 12 restaurants, open 10am til late 7 days per week, Voted Scotland’s best building.

Princes Square Shops

Princes Square Glasgow Luxury Shopping Centre
48 Buchanan Street shopping arcade building © images Adrian Welch

Princes Square is a shopping centre on Buchanan Street in central Glasgow, Scotland. It was first designed and built in the 1840s by John Baird and other architects. Wikipedia

Address: 48 Buchanan St, Glasgow G1 3JN

Phone: 0141 221 0324

Glasgow City Centre Shopping Centre

Princes Square Glasgow

Princes Square Glasgow Shopping Centre

1 Feb 2010

Princes Square Glasgow – exterior:
Princes Square Glasgow
Glasgow Shopping Arcade building © image Adrian Welch

interior photos:
Glasgow Shopping Mall Glasgow Shopping Glasgow City Centre Shops Princes Square Glasgow Luxury Shops
Glasgow Shopping Arcade property © image Adrian Welch

When it first opened this retail mall was featured everywhere as it was a novel concept for Scotland and was seen as being both more upmarket than other emerging shopping malls and more integral to the city’s structure.

Scottish Shops
Glasgow Shopping Arcade building © image Adrian Welch

A replica of Foucault’s Pendulum is hung in the building atrium and the symmetrical sweeping staircases use ornate Art Nouveau-influenced balustrading. Some of the spaces are rather dark and unwelcoming such as under the stairs and in side aisles.

Shops Scotland
Glasgow Shopping Mall building © image Adrian Welch

Opening Times
Mon-Sat: 9am-1am
Sun: 11.30am-5.30pm

Information correct at time of writing – please check information with retail centre owners: +44 141 204 1685

Contact Details:
General enquiries & customer service – e-mail [email protected]
Address: 48 Buchanan Street, G1 3JX

Glasgow Shops
Italian Centre
Italian Centre photograph © Adrian Welch

The Edinburgh Architectural Association Centenary Medal (1989) was given to the Hugh Martin Partnership for this Glaswegian Speciality Shopping Centre. The Hugh Martin Partnership also won the RIBA Scottish Regional Award for Architecture (1988) and a Civic Trust Award (1989). The original fabric has been protected as a category B listed building since 1970.
The writer Bill Bryson referred to Princes Square as “one of the most intelligent pieces of urban renewal”.

The architecture studio responsible for this city centre retail complex are Hugh Martin Partnership, a large Scottish architects office.

Glasgow City Centre Shopping

Argyle Arcade

Italian Centre – celebrated reworking of an underused courtyard as a vibrant public space comoplete with water feature and intriguing sculpture.

Buchanan Galleries Glasgow
Queen Street Station Glasgow
Buchanan Galleries retail building image from architects studio

St Enoch Centre Glasgow
St Enoch Shopping Centre
St Enoch Centre building image from architects

Buchanan Street
Buchanan Street
Buchanan Street property image by Paul Bock from MSL

Website – wikipedia page: Princes Square Glasgow

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Auchinlea retail building photo © Adrian Welch

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Braehead image from Xscape PR

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