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Placemaking

Our Partnership is working to make the city region a better place.

Placemaking is at the heart of what we do. Integration of a functional, well-connected Green Network will deliver on Scottish Government outcomes and help achieve the Scottish Government’s central purpose of sustainable economic growth.

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Within the Main Issues Report for the third National Planning Framework (NPF3) the Green Network is identified as a key part of the Government’s vision for Scotland. In particular, in making Scotland:

A Natural Place to Invest
• Protecting and enhancing ecosystem services (e.g. flood protection)
• Delivering green infrastructure for people and wildlife
• Providing opportunities for sustainable tourism and recreation
• Protecting biodiversity and the environment

A Successful, Sustainable Place
• Linking environmental enhancement with placemaking to deliver better quality places
• Delivering green infrastructure for safer, healthy and climate change resilient built environments
• Delivering functional greenspace where there is vacant and derelict land
• Providing access to quality greenspace for disadvantaged communities
• Providing opportunities for people to gain employment skills and training

This work is ambitious, proactive, and innovative. pdf Download our brochure (3.85 MB)  to find out more.

Local Authority partners can also get involved by working with us on our Opportunity Mapping project, or by contacting us to find out  pdf What We Can Do For You (2.29 MB) .

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Opportunities Mapping

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About our Partners

The GCV Green Network Partnership was formed in June 2007, and brings together the region’s eight local authorities as well as Forestry Commission Scotland, the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA), Scottish Enterprise, Scottish Natural Heritage and the Glasgow Centre for Population Health. Each partner is represented at senior level on the Partnership Board.

Need to know more?

t: 0141 229 7746e: enquiries@gcvgreennetwork.gov.ukGCV Green Network Partnership, 125 Regent Street, Glasgow, G2 2SA

  • North Lanarkshire Council

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    West Dunbartonshire Council

  • Glasgow City Council

  • South Lanarkshire Council

  • Scottish Natural Heritage

  • Glasgow Centre of Population Health

  • Renfrewshire Council

  • East Renfrewshire Council

  • Inverclyde Council

  • Forestry Commision

  • Scottish Enterprise

  • East Dunbartonshire Council

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    Scottish Environment Protection Agency

  • Clydeplan