recent news about the City Centre Strategy
With the holiday season almost upon us, there is an anticipation that many people may choose to stay closer to home due to ongoing restrictions and uncertainties around foreign travel. The challenge for GCC is ensuring that Glasgow continues to operate as effectively...
The Puppet Animation will now have a presence within Glasgow City Centre, at 31-39 Trongate, 50 Parnie St and 19-21 Saltmarket. This event is part of the Scotland’s International Festival of Visual Theatre and Animated Film. This is a mechanical puppet animation and...
Glasgow City Council, after approval from the Scottish Government, has adopted its City Centre Strategic Development Framework (SDF) - the document which will help guide the centre’s development over the next three decades, driving economic renewal and meeting the...
As part of the High Street Area Strategy, City Property and Glasgow City Council have been trialling a Meanwhile Use initiative. The purpose of this initiative is to show that there are innovative ways to bring vacant units into use and to animate the area. Most...
Collecting ideas for Cowcaddens, Townhead, Learning Quarter and Merchant City continues. You can still contribute, still let us know how you think things could be improved. If you live, work or visit these districts fill out either or both the Proposal form or the...
The Thriving City story map has been developed as part of the High Street Area Strategy, to offer an opportunity to explore 1500 years of history of the High Street of Glasgow. Like many projects within the strategy, the Thriving City story map intends to bring more...
(Y)OUR CITY CENTRE
The feedback from our conversations with residents, visitors, businesses, and developers is that you want a green, liveable city centre that fosters creativity and opportunity. So the Council is working with businesses, residents, institutions and public agencies to make the city centre a more people-friendly place
– a better place to live, visit and do business
moving the city centre forward
district by district
In 2015, we started to plan how to make this idea work. It’s a big job, so we split the city centre into nine recognisable ‘Districts’. We have worked with local people and businesses to identify the opportunities. By 2022 we will have a plan in place that will drive change over the next ten years. Find out more about what’s happening in each District.
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