Glasgow City Council

Vacant Glasgow tenement gives way during Storm Ophelia

A tenement building in Glasgow partially collapsed overnight as Storm Ophelia battered the UK and Ireland yesterday.

Published 18 October 2017

Glasgow night shelter to cut service on Tuesdays and Wednesdays

The provision of services for homeless people in Glasgow is to be further depleted after a night shelter announced it is to close on a Tuesday and Wednesday night.

Published 17 October 2017

Keepmoat named preferred housing developer for next phase of £250m Sighthill regeneration

Glasgow City Council has announced the appointment of Keepmoat Homes as its preferred developer for the provision of more than 800 new homes through the residential development at the Sighthill Transformational Regeneration Area (TRA) in the city.

Published 13 October 2017

Masterplan to outline £17m proposal for over 100 homes at Govan shipyard

Plans are in the pipeline for a £17 million housing-led development project to regenerate a key location in Govan.

Published 13 October 2017

Tower blocks cladding to be tested at Glasgow Harbour

Cladding used on a set of tower blocks in Glasgow will be inspected as the local authority continues its progress to identify and test buildings believed to contain aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding.

Published 9 October 2017

Members of expert group on homelessness revealed as work begins in earnest

A panel of homelessness experts from across Scotland met for the first time on Thursday as work to address the challenges of rough sleeping, and how temporary accommodation can best be utilised, officially got underway.

Published 5 October 2017

Detailed Glasgow high rise cladding information expected by Friday

Glasgow City Council has been criticised in the Scottish Parliament, after it emerged that the extent of the combustible cladding used in the city should be known by Friday.

Published 27 September 2017

Number of Glasgow flats with combustible cladding ‘in the hundreds’

Combustible cladding has been found in 57 private high-rise properties in Glasgow though it is understood that the total number of flats affected is likely to be in the low hundreds.

Published 22 September 2017

First phase of £5m Priesthill home improvement programme completed

Work on the first phase of a £5.12 million improvement programme for almost 200 homes in the Priesthill area of Glasgow has now been completed.

Published 22 September 2017

Fire service and residents not told about combustible cladding on private Glasgow flats

Combustible cladding has been found in some private high-rise properties in Glasgow but neither the owners, residents or the fire service have been informed, MSPs have been told.

Published 21 September 2017

New affordable homes delivered in the heart of Partick

Partick Housing Association has started work on its latest project to provide much needed affordable homes in the heart of Partick, by transforming the site of the former St Peter’s Primary School.

Published 21 September 2017

New GHA homes are helping bring families closer together

New GHA homes in the south of Glasgow are providing modern spacious places to live – and bringing families closer together at the same time.

Published 21 September 2017

48 new homes underway in Possilpark

Hawthorn Housing Co-operative and McTaggart Construction have officially broken ground on their project to build 48 new homes in Possilpark.

Published 21 September 2017

Councillors vote to pursue Rent Pressure Zones in Glasgow

A motion to commission a report to investigate the possibility of introducing Rent Pressure Zones (RPZs) across Glasgow has been approved by councillors.

Published 20 September 2017

Council could buy homes from rogue landlords as full extent of disrepair and mismanagement revealed

Glasgow City Council has set aside almost £50 million to bring up to 500 properties under public ownership as a newspaper investigation revealed many homes to be in a state of squalor and landlords with serious criminal convictions.

Published 18 September 2017