Gas Living

An iconic building in Ireland is for sale at £37m.

Grant Thornton, acting on behalf of Ulster Bank, has appointed Savills to sell The Alliance Building in the Gasworks­ development in Ringsend,­ Dublin 4. The asking price reflects a 7.25% yield.

Why is it iconic? well, the development was created on the site where an old gas holder once stood. The original frame was retained and a new structure was created in the centre.

 

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Another example of gas living can be found at Gasometer City in Austria. At this scheme, the architects actually retained the main internal structures of these 19th century gas tanks.

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And finally, gas living is also planned for right here in London, at the new King’s Cross regeneration project, which is being under taken by Argent Group.

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Here on The Pint of Milk Test we have blogged alot about gas holders in the past.

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