Planning Application – Object Now

We have until Thursday 23rd June to lodge objections to the proposed development at 65-97 Ingram St, and we need your help!

What we’re asking you to do: Send an email to: 22/01225/FUL – Objection to Planning Application 65-97 Ingram St. There is no limit to the length of your email (and you don’t need to register on the Council website) , but you must state that you are objecting to the proposed development at 65-97 Ingram St and give reasons, based on one or more of the following considerations:

If you have a Glasgow City Council account, you can submit your objection here, but it must be less than 2000 characters(requires registration on the GCC portal). The closing date to submit objections has been extended to 23 June 2022.

You do not need to live in the Merchant City to object – you don’t even have to live in Glasgow. Anyone can object to a planning application!

Contrary to the Development Plan
Road safety, traffic and parking issuesThere will be a loss of circa 65 parking spaces – on an average day there are up to 20 vans using the car park, whilst the companies provide services to those living in the Merchant City. There is no suitable alternative parking available within a reasonable distance of Ingram St
Residential amenity (loss of privacy, overshadowing, loss of daylight, etc)Loss of privacy for residents of 70 Ingram St and Albion Gate, as the proposed Development will have large windows that will eliminate the privacy the residents currently enjoy
Appearance (design, materials, scale, massing, etc)The materials proposed do not blend with any other building in this area of the merchant city, which is predominantly red or blond sandstone.
Impact on the character and setting of a listed buildings and/or conservation areasThe Merchant City is a conservation area, and the site is framed by the Ramshorn Kirk and the City Halls/Old Fruitmarket. The proposed development will impinge on the
Impact on natural environmentLoss of mature trees and habitats that have formed in the grounds over the years

These are only examples – your objection must be in your words – template or form letter objections will be grouped together and counted as one.

More information on commenting on planning applications (Glasgow City Council)

You can also now comment by post if you prefer, by writing to:

Planning and Building Standards
Glasgow City Council
231 George Street
G1 1RX

Remember to include the reference number and site address in your email or letter.

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Thank you so much!