Tron Kirk, Glasgow, Photos, Religious Building Strathclyde, Date, Steeple, Picture, Architect

Tron Kirk Glasgow

Merchant City Redevelopment, Scotland – Strathclyde Historic Architecture

post updated 6 Mar 2021

Tron Kirk

Tron Kirk Glasgow Tron Kirk
tron theatre on left, kirk steeple on right, photos © Adrian Welch

The Tron Kirk dates from 1793.

Address: 63 Trongate

The steeple dates from 1631 and is one of the oldest buildings in the Merchant City

Tron Kirk architect: James Adam
Tron Kirk Merchant City Building Glasgow
Tron Kirk on right, photo © AJW

The Tron started as a church back in the early 16th century and was redeveloped in 1999 at a cost of £5m. The body of the church – or kirk – became the new auditorium.

Tron Theatre : kirk building refurbishment into a theatre.

Grade A listed James Adam building

Tron Kirk Edinburgh

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photo © Adrian Welch

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Trades Hall Glasgow
photo © Adrian Welch

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Ingram Square Flats
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Glasgow Tron Kirk Steeple Restoration : Civic Trust Awards 2004 Scotland – Commendation

The Tron Theatre is located at the corner of Trongate and Chisholm Street, in the Merchant City area of Glasgow, Scotland. From its early years as a theatre club, the Tron has grown into a thriving multi-faceted venue.

Home to the award-winning Tron Theatre Company, it is a producing house for contemporary theatrical work and also functions as a receiving house for a diverse visiting programme of theatre, comedy and music from Scotland, the UK and abroad. Its Education and Outreach department offers a range of activities from drama workshops for children and young people, to creative writing for adults and professional development opportunities for theatre students and practitioners.
source: wikipedia

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Glasgow School of Art
photo © Adrian Welch


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