The Still - Waterloo Street, Glasgow

The spirit of the city.

The project

Distillers House was built in 1890 for Wright & Greig, whisky bottlers and blenders as their HQ and blending warehouse. Characters from Walter Scott’s ‘Lady of the Lake’ adorn the rich red stonework – such as Roderick Dhu, which Wright & Greig named their most popular blend.

Designed by Bennetts Associates, The Still will regenerate and enhance this key city block on the edge of Glasgow’s Central Conservation Area – preserving, enhancing and incorporating the Distillers House façade.

A steel framed gridded curtain wall structure will soar 14 storeys, providing 100,000 sqft of open plan Grade A space – where innovative new ways of working can harness all the elements of today’s rapidly changing technological and cultural environment.

The Still won’t have the usual suspended ceilings, instead services will be on view – making full use of the additional height to give as sense of light and airiness and offering stunning city views.

At entrance level an open format café/restaurant within the retained heartwill provide informal business meeting area, with stacked car parking in the basement, and bicycle storage, shower-rooms, lockers and a gym – to meet the demands of today’s energetic workforce.

With full planning and listed building consent granted in 2018, Whiteburn are currently working on development funding for this exciting £40m regeneration opportunity.