Clyde-built a lasting legacy
Commercial activity along the River Clyde has increased in
recent years, with over 4000 employees at the BAE shipyards at
Scotstoun and Govan, contributing to the next generation of naval
It is a myth that shipbuilding on the Clyde is
dead. Instead traditional Clyde shipbuilding skills and the
reputation for engineering excellence remain a vital cornerstone of
the 21st century UK defence industry.
Other commercial activity along the river continues too,
including the only city centre seaplane service in Europe.