(Y)OUR ST ENOCH: UPDATE

(Y)OUR ST ENOCH: UPDATE

The St Enoch report is almost ready for internal consultation. Once all the relevant Council departments have had the opportunity to feedback on the draft Regeneration Framework we will take this forward and look to get approval to formally consult with the public. During the process of developing the Framework over 3,500 ideas and pieces of feedback were received. We are hopeful that we have been able to translate these into a meaningful plan.

In the meantime there other city centre initiatives which can help to activate parts of the District and one of these is the Lane Activation Fund. More details are available here.

The consultation process is digital and we will let you know when it will start so please keep a look out for it.

NEW ADDITION TO THE CITY CENTRE MURAL TRAIL

NEW ADDITION TO THE CITY CENTRE MURAL TRAIL

This week has seen the unveiling of the latest striking addition to the city centre mural trail. Artist Smug’s latest work can be found at the corner of George Street and High Street and depicts a mother and child already widely thought to be St Enoch and a young St Mungo – a companion to the much loved St Mungo mural on High Street.

Smug’s other work can be found throughout the city centre on Ingram Street, Mitchell Street and Argyle Street.

Glasgow’s mural trail continues to garner international interest even recently featuring on German news channel ADR TV during the European Championships – encouraging visitors (and residents) of Glasgow to come and explore the city and its eye-catching artwork.

The annual Doors Open Day festival will also offer another chance to tour the fantastic city centre mural trail with four guided tours being offered over the weekend of 15 & 16 September. For more information and booking please visit: http://www.glasgowdoorsopendays.org.uk/

(Y)OUR BROOMIELAW: UPDATE

(Y)OUR BROOMIELAW: UPDATE

Broomielaw has such an important part to play in the regeneration of the city centre. Work has progressed steadily on the District Regeneration Framework and we are close to seeking approval to formally consult with the public on the content of the report and its action plan.

Once we have done this and incorporated the feedback into the report we will look for final approval and then start delivering. We have funding in place for some of the big capital items and assuming that the ideas are well received we have already been talking to partners about how we might take some of the ideas and projects forward.

The consultation process is digital and we will let you know when it will start so please keep a look out for it.

The fact that the Broomielaw Community Council has recently been established is fantastic. We have already met with them to present a flavour of the work done so far.

INVEST GLASGOW – CITY PROSPECTUS

INVEST GLASGOW – CITY PROSPECTUS

Invest Glasgow is Glasgow City Council’s inward investment team. Invest Glasgow offers comprehensive business support and guidance, providing one point of contact to all businesses, property investors and developers seeking to invest in the city. The team is dedicated to encouraging and assisting investment and promoting the city as one of the most business-friendly locations in the UK and Europe.

The City Prospectus provides an introduction to Glasgow’s investment potential. Packed with information this document outlines Glasgow’s position as the powerhouse of the Scottish economy and reasons why Glasgow is a prime investment location.

You can download the latest City Prospectus here.[3MB PDF – opens in new tab]

For more information please visit www.investglasgow.com or email your enquiry to [email protected]

(Y)OUR SAUCHIEHALL: UPDATE

(Y)OUR SAUCHIEHALL: UPDATE

The Regeneration Framework for this District was approved in 2016. Since then a great deal of work has been done to get the Avenues project on Sauchiehall Street started and delivered. We expect this work will be complete early in the New Year.

The Framework identified a number of projects from big to small. The Avenues is obviously a big project. The impact that smaller projects have should not be underestimated so we are pleased to confirm that work on the upgrade of Garnethill Park will start in early November and be complete in the middle of December.

To make sure that we maintain the momentum we are working to secure additional resources to make sure that other small and medium-sized projects are delivered in the next few months.

In the meantime, another initiative introduced as part of the City Centre Strategy is the Lane Activation Fund and while this open to anyone there are particular opportunities in the lanes of the Sauchiehall and Garnethill.

The area has been through some particularly difficult times and we will work with the community and businesses to see if there are any ways that we can support them.