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Wednesday 19 June 2024
19/06/2024

National Glass Centre — gleaming asset or white elephant?

Some 25 years after opening, the landmark building seems doomed. Not all agree. David Whetstone investigates
  • Opened by then Prince Charles in 1998, the Glass Centre attracted much acclaim and National Lottery Funding
  • Announcement of its closure in 2026 sparks campaign to save it but University is standing firm
  • No decision has been made on the future of the site

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