Glasgow City Council



COP26 UN climate change conference postponed

The COP26 UN climate change conference set to take place in Glasgow in November has been postponed due to COVID-19.

Published 2 April 2020

Glasgow City Council suspends voluntary redundancy scheme

Glasgow City Council’s plan to introduce a voluntary redundancy scheme for up 1,500 members of staff has been suspended due to the coronavirus crisis.

Published 27 March 2020

Emergency hotel accommodation secured for all rough sleepers in Glasgow

Glasgow City Council has reached a deal to provide hotel accommodation for all of the city’s rough sleepers amid the coronavirus crisis.

Published 26 March 2020

Govanhill landlord blocks vital repairs to tenement

A landlord in Govanhill has prevented vital repairs from being carried out at the Westmoreland Street close.

Published 24 March 2020

Glasgow to use empty flats to support homeless people throughout coronavirus outbreak

Glasgow City Council is identifying furnished flats to reduce the risk of COVID-19 to vulnerable homeless people.

Published 17 March 2020

Flats plan for empty St Enoch Square offices

ADP has submitted a planning application to Glasgow City Council seeking to build apartments on the upper floors of two buildings in St Enoch's Square.

Published 12 March 2020

Springfield signs £18.2m development deal with West of Scotland Housing Association

Springfield Properties has signed an agreement totalling £18.2 million with West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) for the development of 114 affordable homes and two commercial units in Dalmarnock.

Published 11 March 2020

Work to begin on Southside Housing Association rainwater management project

A Southside Housing Association project designed to better manage rainwater across Cardonald is due to start work in the coming weeks.

Published 9 March 2020

Government overturns rejection of 165-home development in Thornliebank

A development of 165 homes and flats at a former factory site in Thornliebank will go ahead after an appeal over Glasgow City Council’s planning refusal was overturned by a Scottish Government reporter.

Published 9 March 2020

Plans submitted for Port Dundas flats

Wellwood Leslie Group has submitted plans to Glasgow City Council to knock down the existing buildings at 124 Craighall Road in Port Dundas to make way for 68 new flats.

Published 9 March 2020

Contactless donation scheme launched for Glasgow street beggars

Simon Community Scotland has teamed up with third sector organisations, businesses, Glasgow City Council and the city's Health & Social Care Partnership (GCHSCP) to launch a new alternative giving scheme for people involved in street begging.

Published 4 March 2020

Funding boost for Elderpark as bright future beckons for historic library

The historic Elderpark Library in Govan is to benefit from a huge funding boost from the Scottish Government with the assistance of Glasgow City Council.

Published 3 March 2020

Southside Housing Association Care & Repair service 'highly commended'

Southside Housing Association's Care & Repair Handyperson Home & Hospital Service has been awarded a 'highly commended' certificate in the 'Services to Older People' category at the Age Scotland 2019/20 Awards.

Published 27 February 2020

Yorkhill flats appeal rejected

Developer Tucson Properties Ltd has lost its appeal over Glasgow City Council's refusal of an application to build 30 flats on the site of former Kelvinhaugh Primary School in Yorkhill.

Published 26 February 2020

Work starts on new affordable housing development in Pollokshaws

Work is officially under way to bring hundreds of new affordable homes to a key regeneration site in Glasgow’s Pollokshaws district. 

Published 20 February 2020