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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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 February 2017
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank lizzie4916
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Sarah D
Airdrie, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

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

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Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank Doug W
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank Fae M
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2015

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

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014

Building is not bad but there is nothing interesting to see there except fountain. Really dissapointing place

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