Sale of 39 Napiershall Street to Kelvin Properties confirmed 

City Property Glasgow (Investments) LLP (CPGI) is pleased to confirm the recent sale of a 21,410 sq. ft. former 1890s school building to Kelvin Properties who will convert the property into an exciting development of 49 new homes and a range of amenities for residents.

Located between Great Western Road and Maryhill Road, work has commenced to convert the former Napiershall Street School into a four-storey residential development of 24 flats, including four penthouse apartments. In addition, a new build L-shaped block will be formed within the grounds to provide a further 25 apartments. 

Kelvin Properties is working with architects, Haus Collective to retain key period features of the red sandstone building, such as the central atrium and staircase. Features of the development will also include bike storage and EV charging stations to support environmentally friendly modes of transport, as well as a green lawn with an area for planting, rainwater gardens and flowering plants to promote biodiversity.

Andrew Duncan, Land Director at Kelvin Properties, said:

This development is central to our mission to invest and build in Glasgow, turning former buildings on brownfield sites in and around the city centre into thriving residential communities where it’s viable to do so"

“The retention and sensitive restoration of the school building are integral to our plans and while the former school is not a listed building, we feel strongly that retaining this excellent, structurally sound, building, is the right thing to do".

"We are restoring many of the old school’s features which made this building so special, while developing new high-quality outdoor spaces, including the rooftop garden that will be key to fostering a thriving community within the development”

“It has been a pleasure to work with City Property and we hope to be able to work with the team at City Property again in future

Allan McDonald, Asset Maximisation Manager for City Property added:

We’re delighted to have completed the sale of the former Napiershall Street School to Kelvin Properties”

“Not only does the development create new homes within the city’s West End, but it also optimises the use of a characterful Victorian era building and assists Glasgow in achieving its’ ambitions for quality developments, regeneration and sustainable investment”

“ We’d like to thank our legal advisor Paul Lombardi of Anderson Strathern and both Kelvin Properties and their legal advisor John Meehan at Harper MacLeod for all their input which has allowed this transaction to come to a positive conclusion. We look forward to watching the development progress over the coming months.

More details about the development can be viewed at:  


Artists impression - four storey residential building

Image courtesy of Kelvin Properties