The 2016 Homeless World Cup is to be held in Glasgow, it was announced yesterday. The Homeless World Cup Foundation said the seven day tournament, which will take place on George Square, will be “the most inspiring place on the planet”.
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. The meadows were council-run football pitches and tennis courts that fell into disrepair in the early
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. Inspections carried out by the local authority revealed a range of problems at the houses including faulty
A masterplan of the Sighthill regenration area 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.
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. The scheme is unique in Scotland with the council’s Affordable Warmth team bri
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. The building at 33 Dalintober Street/53 Morrison S
Housing minister Margaret Burgess, Glasgow City Council leader Frank McAveety and GHA chair Gordon Sloan with GHA tenants and staff, representatives of the Scottish Government, the city council and contractors CCG at Sighthill The first stage of the transformation of a Glasgow community is complete,
The urban regeneration of Laurieston, Glasgow, has been named Best Regeneration Project at the 2015 National Brick Awards. The awards are in their 39th year and celebrate excellence in design and construction using brick. They are the most well established and most widely respected of their kind in
Glasgow is on course to have more than £8 million spent on payments to mitigate the ‘bedroom tax’ this year, according to official statistics. Latest figures from the Scottish Government show almost 20,000 households in the city have so far been allocated Discretionary Housing Payments (DHPs) m
MPs Alison Thewliss (right) and Natalie McGarry with GHA chair Gordon Sloan during their visit to the Bluevale and Whitevale tower blocks 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.
A major restoration project led by Southside Housing Association has been awarded funding from newly formed lead public body for heritage Historic Environment Scotland. The former British Linen Bank in the Gorbals area of Glasgow is due to undergo a major revamp to six flats for mid market rent as p
(from left) Gary McGregor, group managing director, CCG; Lynne Donnelly, chief executive, WSHA; Jackie McIntosh, group manager, Glasgow City Council, housing investment & regeneration and Councillor Greg Hepburn West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) has started construction on phase 10 of