Before & After: Narrow Glasgow Bathroom Gets Gutted
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This old Victorian bathroom is typical of Glasgow tenement buildings —super narrow and definitely hard to maneuver in. Since the original tub wasn’t salvageable, Anne scored a couple more square feet from its removal:
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The bathroom is a very awkward long and narrow shape typical of Glasgow tenements—making it particularly hard to photograph! The end result, £2000 later, is a complete difference. Everything, including the hideous plastic seahorse tiles, was removed and new suite fitted including Porcelanosa slate flooring and a spacious shower enclosure with waterfall head and subway tiling. I left the original Victorian clothes pulley above the shower which you can just see in the after photo below. Although completely useless in a wet room, it is a nice feature and the only remaining part of the old bathroom. The shower is very modern but the rest of the bathroom is in keeping with the age of the building — traditional tap fittings, restored and repainted wooden wall panelling and antique bevelled mirror (from eBay).
Thank you, Anne!