Templeton Building — Monday Window Feb 24

Hi all 😁 Here’s my latest entry for Ludvig’ Monday Window challenge.

The Templeton Building started out life as a carpet factory. Construction began in 1888 and was completed in 1892. It was constructed for James Templeton and Son for the manufacture of their patented spool Axminster Carpets.

It was in use as a carpet factory until 1984 when it was converted into a business centre. It underwent a major regeneration project in 2005, and became a multi-purpose building housing apartments, office space and the West brewery bar & restaurant.

The Old and The New in Glasgow Merchant City

Hi all 😁 My entry for Ludvig’s Monday Window.

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Reflecting Windows — City Relections #6 — LPM – Photo Adventure/Monday Window

Hi all 😁 Staying in Glasgow with more reflections for LPM’s Reflections Challenge and Ludvig’s Monday Window.

This picture is somewhat chaotic and so requires some explanation. On Buchanan Street in Glasgow is the Allsaints Spitalfields store which has large glass windows on the front and side; what is unique is that the windows are filled with old singer sewing machines (see below). Even in this shot you can see the reflection of the buildings lining Royal Bank Place.

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