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Templeton's Carpet Factory

62 Templeton Street, Glasgow G40 1DA, Scotland
+44 141 204 4400
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“glasgow green” (3 reviews)
“brickwork” (2 reviews)
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62 Templeton Street, Glasgow G40 1DA, Scotland
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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Here is a splendid building with a great history. Amazingly well conserved, so unusual and beautiful on the eye. Great views of it from Peoples Palace and winter gardens. Unable to go in but a very nice pub and restaurant sits underneath one corner of...More

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Reviewed February 26, 2018

I absolutely loved this building when I saw it for the first time yesterday! I actually thought at first it looked Moroccan or Moorish but later discovered it was actually modelled on the Doges Palace in Venice! I would dearly like to walk around the...More

Thank casswife
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Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Fabulous example of Victorian polychromatic brickwork. Worth seeing for those interested in Victorian architecture and industrial heritage. Fabulous.

Thank Frances1966
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Reviewed May 24, 2017

No carpets on show here but a thriving pub/restaurant which I suspect may have started out as a niche student haunt but which was quickly discovered by a wide public who now enjoy the atmosphere and good value food and drink. Young and friendly staff....More

Thank Major Colin R
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Reviewed February 9, 2017

Templeton's Carpet Factory was designed in the style of grand Italian palazzos. It did make carpets but nowadays it is home to various businesses. It is close to Glasgow Green and is worth a visit to admire its architecture.

Thank April0304
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Reviewed October 14, 2016

This is well worth seeing - the Italian design is wonderful and this is easily seen from the People's Palace - so is not really a destination in its own right - like the wonderful fountain outside of the People's Palace - a must see....More

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Reviewed September 30, 2016

Well worth going to see this building, although no longer a carpet factory it is amazing to see that someone wanted to make their factory look as it does.

Thank lizzie4916
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Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Interesting building that looks like a Venetian palace. Victorian carpet factory that has been converted into flats and offices and has an onsite micro brewery (west beer) which is very popular with locals and visitors. Located near Glasgow green it's a very pleasant setting. The...More

Thank Sarah D
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Reviewed April 26, 2016

Lovely Looking building looking proudly over Glasgow Green, nice history and good to see it in good use

Thank stuart w
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Reviewed November 15, 2015

A quite astonishing Victorian factory building which was modelled on the Doge's Palace in Venice to ensure a successful passage through it's planning approval process. However carpets have not been made here for decades and it correctly known now as the Templeton Business Centre. After...More

Thank Doug W
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