Glasgow City Council



Homelessness charities join new initiative which offers practical help for beggars in Glasgow

Glasgow is to set up an Alternative Giving scheme to help transform the lives of people of who participate in begging.

Published 7 February 2019

New masterplan points way ahead for £56m regeneration of Govan

A vision for the regeneration of Govan which proposes the construction of 200 new homes has been considered by Glasgow City Council’s neighbourhoods, housing and public realm committee.

Published 31 January 2019

Council considers new property and land strategy for Glasgow

Glasgow City Council could relocate its offices from the city centre to key regeneration areas across the city as part of a new strategy being considered to help the authority make best use of its property and land.

Published 31 January 2019

Homeless deaths in Glasgow averaging at one a month, charity warns

One homeless person is dying while sleeping rough in Glasgow every month, a charity has revealed.

Published 25 January 2019

Professor Brian Evans named Glasgow’s first-ever City Urbanist

Glasgow City Council has appointed Professor Brian Evans as its first City Urbanist to enhance the city’s approach to place-making and connectivity.

Published 25 January 2019

Green light for new 600-home suburb in Glasgow

Glasgow City Council has approved planning permission in principle for a Queens Cross Housing Association-driven project for a new 600 home development in the north of the city.

Published 21 December 2018

Glasgow City Council leader visits new Gorbals homes

New Gorbals Housing Association welcomed Susan Aitken, the leader of Glasgow City Council, when she visited their brand new housing development to help handover keys to new tenants.

Published 11 December 2018

Glasgow City Council knew about Serco refugee eviction plans ‘for months’

Plans by private housing provider Serco to evict hundreds of asylum seekers and refugees in Glasgow were known by senior managers at Glasgow City Council for months, according to reports.

Published 4 December 2018

Glasgow approves almost £8m to support private housing repairs for disabled people

Almost £8 million is to be allocated for the repair of the private sector housing stock and adaptation works for disabled people in Glasgow for the financial year 2018/19.

Published 30 November 2018

Glasgow City Council staff raise over £11,500 for Sleep in the Park

Glasgow City Council staff have raised more than £11,500 in sponsorship to help homeless people.

Published 30 November 2018

Former rehab centre to be demolished in bid for 700 Springburn homes

Glasgow City Council has unveiled proposals to demolish a former rehab centre in Springburn to make way for more than 700 new homes.

Published 29 November 2018

Over two thirds of residents support increasing cycling infrastructure

More than two thirds of residents in Glasgow, Stirling and Perth want protected space for cycling, according to the UK's most comprehensive assessment of cycling in cities.

Published 28 November 2018

Glasgow City Council to outline fuel poverty demographic concerns at Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament’s local government and communities committee will take evidence from local authorities, housing associations and energy efficiency experts tomorrow as it continues its examination of proposed legislation which sets a new target relating to the eradication of fuel poverty.

Published 27 November 2018

Repairs bill for Glasgow tenements ‘could run into billions’

Billions of pounds may be needed to maintain tenement buildings throughout Glasgow after a new report revealed that thousands of blocks are in ‘critical disrepair’.

Published 22 November 2018

Milestone reached in Govanhill property acquisition scheme

An initiative to take over and upgrade homes in Govanhill then make them available for social rent is on track for its completion in 2021.

Published 15 November 2018