Permission sought for Rothesay Pavilion restoration

A planning application for the refurbishment of Rothesay Pavilion has been submitted to Argyll and Bute Council.

A planning application for the refurbishment of Rothesay Pavilion has been submitted to Argyll and Bute Council.

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Plans for the refurbishment of Rothesay Pavilion have been officially submitted to Argyll and Bute Council.

The submission of a planning application for the building’s ‘adaptive restoration’ is the latest phase in the project, which hopes to attract external funding support of £7.7 million from a variety of public and private sources.

The plans provide for a permanent space for temporary exhibitions of art, history and heritage, the return of the first-floor cafe to its original use, the conversion of the space above the cafe - presently open to the elements - to a glazed-in meeting space, and the conversion of a secondary ground floor space on the Mackinlay Street side of the building to an entertainment and creative facility with a focus on younger people.

The project recently received ‘stage one’ approval for grant applications to two major funding sources overseen by the Scottish Government - the Coastal Communities Fund and the Regeneration Capital Grants Fund.

To view all the paperwork relating to the Pavilion planning application, click here and then type 14/01826/PP in the Search box.

 

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