Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland with a population of about 621,000 and lies about 45 miles west of Edinburgh. It can be accessed via the A77, A74 and A8, which provide access to the M8 and M74 motorways on the outskirts of the city. Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street railway stations provide regional and national rail services and Glasgow Airport lies about 10 miles to the west.
The property lies in the Parkhead district of Glasgow to the east of the city centre and is accessed via the A89 of which Shettleston Road forms part. The site lies on the south side of the street at its junction with St Mark Street within a short walk of Carntyne railway station.