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.

(Y)OUR CITY CENTRE

Glasgow City Council have appointed a team to prepare the next four City Centre District Regeneration Frameworks, taking forward the objectives set out in the Glasgow City Centre Strategy.

moving the city centre forward

All the work that we’ll be doing to take the city centre forward over the next few years will be shaped by the City Centre Strategy and Action Plan and the City Centre Transport Strategy which were published in 2014. These strategies are our blueprint mapping out how the city centre’s streets and public spaces will be better managed and more people-friendly.

We’ll be making the city centre cleaner, greener and easier to get around on foot, by bike and public transport, with a network of green avenues linking through the city centre.  Wi-fi, marketing, outdoor events, lighting and public safety will all be improved – and much more besides.  Everything is geared towards delivering jobs, growth and prosperity over the next decade.

district by district

In 2015, we started to plan how to make those ideas become reality. That’s a big job, so we are splitting the city centre into manageable chunks we are calling ‘Districts’.

By 2019, we’ll have produced a plan in collaboration with local people and organisations in each district for how each area will change over the following ten years. Find out more about what’s happening in each District.

working together

The Council’s City Centre Regeneration Team will work hard with people and organisations in each District to make that change happen. Whether you work, live, invest in or visit the city centre, the team can’t do it all on their own.  We need your help to deliver change.

Your help might come in a variety of forms: allowing a new business start-up cheap use of your vacant shop for a few weeks, organising a community event in a public space, helping a neighbour to tidy their front garden, or cycling and walking around town rather than driving.

The City Council will be doing its bit by making city centre streets and spaces more people- and business-friendly. We’ll do that, with you, by preparing a new plan for each District over the next few years.

Please get in touch with us if you have any questions or ideas about the changing city centre.

latest news

GLASGOW CITY CENTRE MURAL TRAIL – UPDATE

The award winning the City Centre mural trail and mural fund project won the Enterprise Award at the 30th annual Arts & Business Scotland Awards in March 2017 City Centre Mural Trail, funded by the City Centre Mural Fund, has continued to grow and attract attention and interest. […]

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CITY CENTRE IMPROVEMENTS

The City Centre Regeneration team in partnership with colleagues in Land and Environmental Services has undertaken a number of improvements to the look and feel of Buchanan Street Precinct. New traditional style benches have been installed, which have proven to be very popular […]

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SME WASTE MINIMISATION WORKSHOPS

Following on from the successful waste minimisation workshops held on the 15 June at The Lighthouse, Glasgow City Council will be hosting a further two workshops, in partnership with Zero Waste Scotland’s Resource Efficient Scotland (RES) Programme. The workshops will...

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HIGH STREET + SALTMARKET: PAST PRESENT POSSIBLE

Have you an image of High Street or Saltmarket to share? If so we’d love to hear from you! A team from art organisation WAVEparticle will be out and about on High Street and Saltmarket over the course of these next few weeks in June. With the aid of a large-scale map...

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