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George Nicolson Decorators

Lock 27, Glasgow

Case Study

Lock 27, Glasgow

George Nicolson and our principal contract team were engaged by Greene King to renovate Lock 27, Glasgow.

Lock 27, Glasgow sits on the tow path of the Union Canal.  Once a busy meeting and eating establishment, they had not traded for 12 months and the property had fallen into disrepair.

The works involved the complete removal of all internal finishes (back to the brick), a complete new layout with a new bar design, new windows, wood burning stove, fixed seating and bespoke wallcovering all visioned by DBP Architects of Kirkcaldy.

The building works, joinery manufacturing and installation were carried out by Hugh Stirling Ltd of Glasgow, tiling by Architectural Tiling, fixed seating by J&S Barworx and flooring by Kenmure Flooring. The electrical overhaul was undertaken by the HF Group with the mechanical works being completed by Altech Ltd.

The kitchen in the basement was increased in size to cater for the new food offer. The project was delivered over a five week period, was opened on time and to budget by our valued team.

Lock 27, Glasgow is now a wonderful community pub serving excellent food and drink that sits right at the heart of the Anniesland community. Families with children are most welcome to stay with them up to 9.30pm They also welcome walkers and dog owners to their ‘snug’ and of course in the summer where they have extensive outside seating areas. There are many points of historical interest nearby. Bookings are happily taken over the phone and a warm Scottish welcome awaits. For more information, visit their website:


Photographs courtesy of Jason Caddy, DRAM Scotland




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