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Ferguslie Park Green Network Strategy

Ferguslie Park Green Network Strategy

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The Ferguslie Park Green Network Strategy was commissioned by the GCV Green Network Partnership in 2007 to explore how the Green Network can be delivered at the neighbourhood level.

There are many hurdles to creating a sustainable Green Network in Ferguslie Park. Outdoor opportunities for play and recreation are limited and the area has a high proportion of bleak vacant land offering little to attract biodiversity.

The delivery of the Green Network at Ferguslie Park would create a more positive image for the area through the enhancement of local greenspace involving the local community.

Completed in 2008, the Ferguslie Park Green Network Strategy identifies several opportunities to address existing environmental issues in the area. Opportunities exist to:

  • Bring to life the high quality design features once evident at Glencoats Park to benefit residents
  • Develop Barochan Greenspace for allotments, an orchard, a plant nursery and wildlife garden
  • Create a light and sound garden at the Tannahill Centre building community capacity
  • Encourage community empowerment & ownership
  • Develop safe accessible walking and cycling routes within and beyond the community
  • Transform open space at North Candren for biodiversity and recreational purposes

Following completion of the strategy, several other studies were commissioned to explore how recommendations might be taken forward.

For more detailed information download the full Ferguslie Park Green Network strategy from the publications section >>

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

  • wdc

    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

  • sepalogo1

    Scottish Environment Protection Agency

  • Clydeplan