A touch of glass: Stourbridge's new canalside apartments revealed

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Luxury living at the traditional home of industry - these new images show the changing face of a once famous glassworks.

This site at the heart of Stourbridge's glass quarter is being transformed into a £5million museum and canalside apartments.

These new artist impression of the Wordsley apartment complex were released as heritage bosses revealed their bid for £2.1m towards the museum was successful.

Complex Developments managing director, Ian Harrabin, said: "The offices and apartments will be fantastic. Incredibly stylish and sophisticated inside and out - just a nice place to live.

"We have already had people express interest regarding the apartments before we are yet to release a proper pricing plan.

"The progress with the whole site is coming along very well. We have the roof on and aim to be completed by before the end of the year come early next for the whole site."

It is hoped that the apartments will be completed by February.

The glass museum, which is being built on part of the factory site, once known as the White House Glass Cone, will showcase the area's glass making history.

Broadfield House Glass Museum will close at the end of September with the glass collection moved to the new site in autumn 2016.

The collection will be loaned to the British Glass Foundation on a 125-year lease and they will run the new museum.

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