Expert articles

Our series of expert articles explores developments along the Clyde Waterfront and issues which affect regeneration.


  • Titan Clydebank

    Eiffel Tower status for Scotland's Titan

    John Brown, who has been public relations adviser to Clydebank re-built and Titan Crane since it opened as a heritage visitor attraction, reports on the ceremony to award the crane international engineering landmark status. 22 Aug 2013

  • The Broomielaw in the IFSD

    Broomielaw for Business

    Jim Fitzsimons of Capella Group considers the regeneration of the Broomielaw, the role of the IFSD in that vital redevelopment, and the development plans which will shape the future for this important city centre location. This article is based on a talk given at Waterfront Expo Scotland 2011. 24 November 2011

  • Lomondgate roadside services

    Lomondgate and Clyde Waterfront

    David Hastings, Chief Executive of Strathleven Regeneration, explains how Lomondgate, at the very western boundary of Clyde Waterfront territory, is making a vital contribution to regeneration, with a total of 1800 jobs forecast by 2019. 1 September 2011

  • Toby Paterson's offering at BBC Scotland

    Public art on Clyde Waterfront

    Ray McKenzie, Research Fellow at Glasgow School of Art explores the growing array of public art along the banks of the River Clyde and comments on the impact of these new landmarks on the waterfront. 16 February 2011

  • Aerial view showing of construction of the new SECC National Arena

    Development benefits of Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

    The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games come along at a key point in Glasgow’s economic cycle, bringing development and regeneration projects during a challenging economic period. Councillor Archie Graham, Executive Member for the Commonwealth Games at Glasgow City Council, explores some of the development benefits for the city. 25 January 2010

  • Highlights of 2010

    Review of 2010

    Looking back on 2010 Clyde Waterfront has seen another sparkling year of regeneration and growth. Mark Barton, Marketing Manager at Clyde Waterfront reflects on 2010 and shares some of the shining achievements of a busy year. 14 December 2010

  • Sentinel, home to Morgan Stanley's Glasgow operations

    Morgan Stanley: Glasgow operations come of age

    Over the past ten years, Morgan Stanley’s operations in Glasgow have grown and grown. Here Margaret Johnson, Executive Director, Human Resources, recaps on some of the most significant milestones and explains why Glasgow has proved such a successful location. 5 November 2010

  • Riverside Museum appeal

    Riverside Museum

    When the Riverside Museum opens next year the dramatic building will become the new home for Glasgow's transport collection. Here Lucy Harland talks about the short films she has made which introduce some of the stories behind the exhibits. Then Bob James, who features in one of the films, takes up the story. 30 September 2010

  • The Grand Central Hotel's cocktail bar

    Grand entrance for the Grand Central Hotel

    The historic Central Hotel in Glasgow has been given a new lease of life following a £20m refurbishment by leading hotel and conference operator Principal Hayley. Following an extensive renovation programme which uncovered many of the building’s stunning original features, the hotel re-opens this month as The Grand Central Hotel. 9 September 2010

  • Aurora House at Queens Quay, Clydebank

    Clyde Waterfront - Scotland’s Architectural Showcase

    Neil Baxter, Secretary & Treasurer of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland, considers how high quality architecture is contributing to the success of Clyde Waterfront. 23 August 2010

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