Glasgow City Council



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

Glasgow City Council agrees £73m affordable homes investment

Glasgow City Council has given its approval to a £72.84 million investment that will bring hundreds of new affordable homes to the city.

Published 24 September 2015

Glasgow City Council given new powers to tackle rogue landlords

Glasgow City Council has become the first council in Scotland to be granted powers to designate an Enhanced Enforcement Area (EEA) in an effort to clamp down on rogue landlords.

Published 22 September 2015

Work starts on 40 new homes at Maryhill Locks

The third phase of the Maryhill Locks Transformational Regeneration Area (TRA) got underway this week when developers started work to create 40 new terraced homes at Whitelaw Street in Glasgow.

Published 10 September 2015

Frank McAveety chosen as new Glasgow City Council leader

Former Labour MSP and Scottish Executive minister Frank McAveety is to be the new leader of Glasgow City Council.

Published 10 September 2015

Ceremony marks launch of Bob Allan Conference Centre

A ceremony has been held to mark the opening of a conference centre named after the man who led the transfer of Glasgow’s council housing stock.

Published 2 September 2015

First minister sees Pollokshields regeneration plans progress

First minister Nicola Sturgeon joined past and present residents of a Glasgow housing estate yesterday to celebrate the demolition of problem deck access housing.

Published 1 September 2015

Govanhill’s £9.3m plans to tackle poor housing conditions move forward

Govanhill Housing Association has taken the next steps in its £9.3 million plans to buy and repair poor quality private housing in Glasgow.

Published 17 August 2015

Council approves Glasgow Credit Union mortgage guarantee scheme

Glasgow City Council’s executive committee has approved a new and unique partnership mortgage guarantee scheme between the local authority and Glasgow Credit Union.

Published 14 August 2015

Glasgow Credit Union scheme to help first time buyers

A new scheme is to be launched which will allow people in Glasgow who cannot afford a deposit to buy their home.

Published 12 August 2015