Residents' anger over plans for new high-rise flats on Clydeside
Residents are furious about the look of the planned development at Glasgow Harbour.
Plans for a new high rise on Glasgow's waterfront have been described as "Benidorm without the beach" by angry locals.
Residents are furious about the look of the planned development, which they say does not fit in with their neighbourhood.
Situated in the heart of the Glasgow Harbour site, the block will contain 339 rental-only flats.
The multi-million pound flagship development meant to revitalise a tired riverside. Before the recession, the original plan proposed properties of mixed tenure.
Now developer Dandara says every one of the 339 flats built will be private rental rather than sale because they have identified a "gap in the build-for-rent market".
A spokeswoman from Dandara said there were many build-for-rent properties in the UK and added: "But few have the high-quality ethic and delivery track record that comes with a Dandara scheme.
"The proposed apartments and associated facilities will be predominantly aimed at working professionals requiring easy access to the city centre, and the premium specification will place this scheme as one of the most desirable in Glasgow."
Some residents suggested they would be happy with high-rise but didn't like the look of the block, described by one as "Benidorm without the beach".
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