Plans to demolish an unsafe tenement flat in Glasgow's East End has been rejected by council planners.

Thenue Housing Association had applied to carry out redevelopment work at 44 to 46 Dalmarnock Road in Bridgeton.

The block also houses the Dominion Bar and a category C-listed building.

A proposal put forward by the housing association, included twelve one-bedroom flats in a six-storey block.

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City planners rejected the application, stating that the building's design, scale, massing and materiality would have a detrimental impact on the character and setting of the tenement

The rejected added that the development would “neither preserve nor enhance the character of the Bridgeton Cross Conservation Area”.

They also said that the ground floor layout and elevation treatment would result in an unacceptable loss of privacy for the occupiers.

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