Here is the latest news from the City Centre Regeneration Team

GLASGOW WINTER NIGHT SHELTER

The Glasgow Winter Night Shelter is a facility that runs every night from 1 December 2018 to 31 March 2019 for those who are in need of a place to sleep. The shelter is located at 35 East Campbell Street, just off the Gallowgate and is close to the city centre. The Shelter has a capacity of 40 beds, but more often than not it doesn’t reach capacity.

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AN AUTISM FRIENDLY CHRISTMAS IN GLASGOW

With only five weeks to Christmas, Glasgow is gearing up for another fun-filled, festive celebration for all the family. In line with our Autism Aware Glasgow project, we want to ensure all the family can experience and enjoy the Christmas period – and a lot of our project partners are getting involved!

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BUZZ AND THE COLLABORATIVE CITY CENTRE

One thing I love about Glasgow city centre is the buzz: people everywhere, events in the street, new places to visit. In my professional life as an urban planner, I’m really interested in how to help make that buzz even better. Planning is often thought of as a legalistic activity, regulating new development.

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COWORKING FOR THE GOOD OF THE CITY

The way we work is changing – and changing rapidly. Some recent research was reported that apparently only 6% of people now work a regular 9-5. Now, these could be skewed statistics where it turns out the clear majority are working regular hours but it happens to be 9-5:30 or 8:30-5…

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GLASGOW DOORS OPEN DAY – MURAL TRAIL

This weekend, the City Centre Regeneration team took part in its 4th year of the Doors Open Day festival. This is an annual event celebrating the city’s architecture, culture and heritage with the city centre team taking residents and visitors of Glasgow on a guided tour of the city centre murals…

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THE CITY CENTRE AND THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY

The St Enoch Centre has found a new and innovative way of reusing their waste and saving money in the process. Following a Circle Assessment and Workshop with Circular Glasgow, the shopping centre has devised a creative plan to ensure staff begin to think differently about waste – now every cup of coffee sold will be…

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