Here is the latest news from the City Centre Regeneration Team

FESTIVAL 2018 – GEORGE SQUARE AND MERCHANT CITY

The Glasgow 2018 European Championships will take place from 2-12 August 2018. As part of the event, Glasgow will also host a cultural programme entitled Festival 2018, a programme of world-class arts and cultural activity which is fully embedded in the context of Glasgow 2018.

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FESTIVAL OF MUSEUMS

This weekend (18th-20th May) the festival of museums will be hosting its annual three day celebration of history, culture and arts during which museums of all shapes and sizes across Scotland host special events to showcase their unique collections and programmes. Over the weekend, Scotland’s museums will come together to throw open their doors …

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HIGH STREET/SALTMARKET CONSULTATION

From 26th March, Glasgow City Council will open a public consultation on the High Street Action Plan to regenerate the city’s historic High Street / Saltmarket area. The consultation will last for six weeks, until 6 May. This area, home to Glasgow Cathedral, Provand’s Lordship, the St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art

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CITY CENTRE LANE STRATEGY APPROVED

Glasgow City Council has approved a strategy to fully develop the 90 lanes in the city centre together with an action plan to deliver the strategy. The Council’s City Centre Lane Strategy is part of the wider strategy to redevelop Glasgow City centre. The overall strategy has a number of aims, with two that are particularly relevant…

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DON’T LET YOUR BINS CAUSE YOU BOTHER – CASE STUDY

Phase 2 of Glasgow city centre’s Commercial Waste Project will go live on 1 April 2018 and trade waste contractors across the city have been working with their customers to help them achieve compliance. One such contractor is NWH who are actively engaging with their customers to reach practical solutions

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BIG BELLY SOLAR COMPACTION BINS PILOTED

Glasgow City Council have installed 10 “Big Belly” bins along Buchanan Street for an 8 week pilot period. The 10 solar compaction bins were installed on Wednesday 7 March following removal of the current 26 x 80L bins from the precinct. The Big Belly bins operate through live time information,

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COMMERCIAL WASTE PROJECT – WASTE MINIMISATION WORKSHOP

The Resource Efficient Scotland (RES) programme will be running two workshops on Wednesday 7th March and Wednesday 14th March 2018 to assist businesses in meeting the new requirements of Glasgow City Council’s City Centre Commercial Waste Project. RES is a programme delivered by Zero Waste

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STALLED SPACES: CALL FOR PROJECTS – SPRING 2018-19

Local groups and organisations across Glasgow are invited to submit proposals for temporary activation of any stalled or underused spaces in the city. We are looking for projects that are innovative and socially engaged and ideas that can breathe life into stalled spaces and create a positive impact on an area.

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SAUCHIEHALL STREET IS CHANGING …UPDATE

As part of the Glasgow City Region City Deal funding, Glasgow City Council is investing approximately £115 million within the city centre to deliver on the Enabling Infrastructure- Integrated Public Realm (EIIPR) programme, more commonly known as the Avenues. Sauchiehall Street, between […]

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