Concerns had been raised that mature trees were being taken down contrary to planning conditions attached to the site.
Homebuilder CALA Homes West is soon to begin redeveloping the former college building as part of its Jordanhill Park project.
Children had the chance to get up close with Santa’s furriest helpers as well as having a chat with the man himself and getting an early present from his sack.
The artwork was commissioned by Sanctuary Group to mark the completion of the affordable housing provider’s £60 million regeneration of Anderston, Glasgow.
Trustees will now develop the building’s unique spaces as a vibrant and sustainable place for “people to connect, create and celebrate”.
Hundreds of households in the city struggle with fuel poverty – where more than 10 per cent of income goes on heating.
It means the hundreds of school children and community groups who use the space will have a base with running water and electricity for the first time.
The land next to the Heart of Scotstoun Community Centre on Balmoral Street was once part of the Albion Motors works, whose giant sheds still loom over nearby South Street.
Local councillors Maggie McTernan and Abe Aibinu showed their support.
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