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Clyde Waterfront News.Just received this from Clyde Waterfront..
Recent announcements of new homes, hotels and honours for projects along Clyde Waterfront’s 13 miles, have got the new decade off to a strong start. Positive news that the UK is moving out of recession paves the way for further transformation and an increase in the pace of development for one of Europe’s major waterfront projects.
Custom House Quay plans back on track
Newby Management has approached Glasgow City Council to express an interest in taking on the major regeneration of Custom House Quay. Redevelopment of this key city-centre site is now likely to be phased, with NM UK’s proposals for two new waterfront hotels representing the first phase of the project. Find out more about Custom House Quay...
Govan ready for £2m facelift
Planners have given the go-ahead to a £2m refurbishment of Govan Cross. The regeneration scheme will revamp the civic square, Water Row, an area of ground in front of the subway station and land in front of Govan shopping centre. The development to transform part of central Govan is being coordinated by the Central Govan Action Plan (CGAP). A number of significant housing projects are also going ahead in the central Govan area. Find out more about Govan's £2m facelift...
Can the Renfrew-Yoker Ferry stay afloat?
Following last Friday’s decision by Strathclyde Partnership for Transport to discontinue the Renfrew-Yoker Ferry in March to save £400,000 a year, it appears that some private operators have approached SPT to discuss taking over this service. Hopefully these talks bear fruit so that this historic link across the Clyde continues. Find out more about discussions surrounding the Renfrew-Yoker Ferry...
Design success for two Clydebank projects
Clydebank Re-built has won praise for two of its regeneration projects in the Glasgow Institute of Architects 2009 Design Awards. The top design award for housing went to the Queens Gate housing development and Aurora House won a commendation as a commercial building. Read more about Design success for Clydebank projects...