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Traditional Shopfronts

The Trust worked with Stirling Council during 2010-12 on a pilot Façade Enhancement Scheme in King Street which involved the conservation, repair and enhancement of 6 shops and 2 closes. This included two lovely Art Deco marble shop fronts at 36 and 40 King Street and a former 1930s butcher’s shop at 15 King Street.

The pilot project acknowledged the important contribution which shopfronts make to the streetscape of the city centre and aimed to demonstrate different approaches to successful repair and enhancement of traditional shop fronts. Well considered design of frontages and signage, as well as conservation of traditional details, can significantly enhance a retail street helping to encourage vitality and footfall.

The Trust is keen to support shop owners in Stirling. If you need advice on the care and conservation of your traditional shopfront please get in touch.

Please contact the Trust office on 01786 498462 or email

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