Here is the latest news from the City Centre Regeneration Team

CHILD SAFE

Glasgow City Council is now an official Child Safe Zone. The Child Safe Initiative was launched in August 2015 by GCC’s City Centre Regeneration in partnership with the City Centre Retail Association. The project provides a quick and effective response to ensure a lost child is reunited with their parent/guardian …

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CITY CENTRE LANE STRATEGY

The lanes network in the city centre is flourishing in some areas, but could undoubtedly be improved in others. This draft lane strategy is part of the Council’s wider city centre strategy which seeks to improve the overall experience of the city centre for people, as well as encouraging footfall and economic development.

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GREAT RUN LOCAL GLASGOW

Guest post by Rachael Goslan, co-ordinator of the 2k and 5k runs. During the winter of 2014, I nervously typed in an internet search for a local running group. Back then I was one of those people who you’d see running the parks alone, low on confidence and scared to run with others. That internet search…

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COUNCIL TO PILOT COMMERCIAL WASTE PROJECT

A report from Glasgow City Council today (7 March) outlined plans for a six-month pilot project to tackle issues around commercial waste in the city centre. Glasgow city centre’s appearance can be spoiled by bulky and brightly-coloured commercial waste containers on...

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CITY CENTRE FOOTFALL – 2016 REVIEW

City Centre Regeneration have introduced six footfall counters across Glasgow city centre, operated by Springboard Research Ltd. These footfall counters are located as follows: Core City Centre / Style Mile Sauchiehall Street at Marks & Spencer Buchanan Street at...

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GLASGOW CITY CENTRE – CITY DEAL

As part of the Glasgow City Region City Deal programme, Glasgow city centre has been awarded £115m in funding to deliver the Avenues programme of public realm investment. The Avenues programme was conceived as part of the Glasgow City Centre Strategy 2014-19, and it...

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CLEAN STREETS INITIATIVE

Last year, Glasgow City Council in agreement with Community Safety Glasgow delivered a City Centre Clean Streets Initiative which would run over a 4 month period. Starting in May, the aim of the Clean Streets Initiative was to deliver a specialist power wash and deep...

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CITY CENTRE MURAL TRAIL / FUND

The City Centre Mural Trail (as funded by the City Centre Mural Fund) continues to receive regular enquiries and attract attention and interest. As we move into 2017, we are still hopeful that a number of mural proposals can be progressed before the end of the...

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