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Clyde Gateway

Retrofitting the Green Network

Case Study: Clyde Gateway

Watch our video case study to hear how the Partnership have contributed to the Clyde Gateway Green Network.

The principle of integrating the Green Network as a fundamental part of the regeneration process has been embraced by delivery partners from the outset

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Role of the GCV Green Network team


Bringing strategic GN thinking to the Clyde Gateway


Providing green infrastructure design solutions


Bringing parties together to facilitate idea development


Promoting green network and green infrastructure thinking

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Green Network Ethos

The GCV Green Network Partnership's original Clyde Gateway Green Network Strategy set out the case for Green Network development through the area, outputs include:

  • Cuningar Loop – a new major urban woodland park

  • Dalmarnock Road Station Plaza & Commonwealth Plaza - high quality public spaces

  • Clyde Corridor development – strategic access and biodiversity corridor

  • London Road landscaping – key active travel route

Before and After Images

Dalmarnock Bridge – Looking west toward the city.

Dalmarnock Station – View at Swanston Street.

Dalmarnock – Athletes Village site.

Bridgeton – Looking toward Bridgeton Cross.

Bridgeton Cross – Improvements.

Interviews about Clyde Gateway

Martin McKay

Executive Director of Regeneration, Clyde Gateway URC

Martin talks about the history of the Clyde Gateway area and early development of the Urban Regeneration Company. He discusses how the Green Network has been integrated into the regeneration process and has been vital in encouraging inward investment and delivering benefits to existing residents.

Keith Wishart

Conservator, Scottish Forestry

Keith talks about the Partnership's role as a catalyst bringing the right people together to help realise the vision of the Green Network. He discusses how the Partnership was key facilitators in making the Cuningar Loop Urban Woodland Park a reality.

David Russell

Senior Engineer, Glasgow City Council

David highlights the important introduction of sustainable urban drainage systems across the Clyde Gateway. He explains how a more naturalised approach, rather than concrete underground pipes, can provide a place for nature and for people to enjoy.

Max Hislop

Programme Manager, GCV Green Network Partnership

Max reflects on the importance of the Clyde Gateway's Green Network giving local people opportunities to walk, cycle and enjoy nature throughout the area and beyond. He highlights how the Green Network connects out across the GCV and Central Scotland Green Network.

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Learn about Clyde Gateway projects

Click below to take a look in more detail at Bridgeton, Dalmarnock and other key studies developed by the Partnership post 2007.

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Download the Case Study Leaflet

Link to the Clyde Gateway Case Study Leaflet for further information below.

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See the Bigger Picture

View our 'Seeing the Bigger Picture' Video and learn more about our wider ambitous plans.

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