Glasgow City Council



Project aims to transform Glasgow’s empty properties into homes again

A new partnership has been launched to tackle the problem of Glasgow’s empty homes.

Published 9 February 2016

Planning permission given for two competing plans for Glasgow meadow

Glasgow City Council has approved plans to allow a developer to build 90 new flats at North Kelvin Meadow but has also given volunteers a chance to preserve the “community-created” green space.

Published 2 February 2016

GHA tenants asked for views on Gallowgate regeneration plans

Tenants in Glasgow are helping to shape the next stage of the regeneration of the Gallowgate.

Published 1 February 2016

Govanhill landlords targeted over 'below tolerable standard' homes

Landlords of 13 properties in Govanhill deemed to be “below tolerable standard” have been given an “unprecedented” ultimatum to improve the homes or face action by Glasgow City Council.

Published 29 January 2016

Event to showcase Sighthill regeneration and community project plans

The latest information on the £220 million regeneration of Sighthill, as well as details on a project that local people will participate in and develop over the next five years, will be unveiled at an event in Glasgow next month.

Published 21 January 2016

Innovative energy efficiency and repairs project to transform 700 Glasgow homes

Glasgow City Council and Thistle Housing Association have signed up to an £8.5 million project to transform 700 homes in Toryglen, delivering reduced energy bills and improved building fabric between now and late 2016.

Published 7 January 2016

Major renovation saves iconic Glasgow building for future generations

An iconic B-listed building in Glasgow’s Tradeston area has been saved from falling into serious disrepair thanks to the building’s factor Speirs Gumley, a dedicated group of home and business owners, and grant funding from Glasgow City Council.

Published 21 December 2015

Minister visits new homes in first stage of Sighthill transformation

The first stage of the transformation of a Glasgow community is complete, with tenants moving into their new homes in Sighthill.

Published 17 December 2015

UK first as Glasgow multi-storeys are demolished using ‘TopDownWay’ technology

Scotland’s tallest residential multi-storeys have been brought down in a first for the UK demolition industry.

Published 14 December 2015

Laurieston regeneration project picks up National Brick Award accolade

The urban regeneration of Laurieston, Glasgow, has been named Best Regeneration Project at the 2015 National Brick Awards.

Published 7 December 2015

Glasgow tops Scotland’s Discretionary Housing Payments bill

Glasgow is on course to have more than £8 million spent on payments to mitigate the ‘bedroom tax’ this year, according to official statistics.

Published 25 November 2015

Glasgow MPs scale the heights in East End regeneration site visit

Two MPs donned hard hats to see for themselves how a pair of Glasgow tower blocks are coming down as part of regeneration plans for the area.

Published 27 October 2015

Southside Housing Association awarded funding for historic Gorbals restoration

A major restoration project led by Southside Housing Association has been awarded funding from newly formed lead public body for heritage Historic Environment Scotland.

Published 19 October 2015

New £2.4m social housing development for East Glasgow

West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) has started construction on phase 10 of development in Camlachie, East Glasgow.

Published 13 October 2015

Athletes’ Village homes could be full by Christmas

Homes at the Commonwealth Games Athletes’ Village looks set to be fully occupied well ahead of schedule.

Published 30 September 2015