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Italian Style Former Factory

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... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2017
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Bowdon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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. Recommended!

Thank Major Colin R
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 February 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
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 356 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 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. It eas a carpet factory but is now divided into private flats so cannot be... More 

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Cavan, Ireland
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 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 building looks amazing and is an impressive, iconic structure.

Thank Sarah D
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

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

Thank stuart w
Essex, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 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 this 1980s conversion a less interesting 20th Century extension was demolished to make way for... More 

Thank Doug W
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

While in Glasgow recently, i had stopped by Glasgow Green and came across this amazing building. It really is something else. Lovely exterior of a building and it was a carpet factory!

Thank Fae M
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 June 2015

Another beautiful bulding which there are manyof in Glasgow as it was once a mecca for businesses far and wide.

Thank jacquelieng
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 February 2015 via mobile

I noticed this remarkable wall and was told it was once an old carpet factory. I was amazed at the architecture and detail just in that one wall. It overlooks the Glasgow Green and Peoples palace and makes a great backdrop for photographs.

Thank BelfastFoodTravelMan

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