Lead Partner: The Wise Group
Other Partners: Glasgow City Council;
Scottish Enterprise Glasgow;
Objective 3 partnership;
Project HistoryClick an image to enlarge
Glasgow City Centre, Gorbals
The Clyde Promenade project is part of a £2.2 million riverside
walkway improvement scheme in the Gorbals area of Glasgow,
running from the Albert Bridge at Crown Street to the suspension
bridge at McNeill Street.
The current phase of the project involves excavating and
rebuilding a section of the walkway at Florence Street tidal weir.
New street lighting, fencing and surfacing work will improve
the accessibility, safety and appearance of the walkway.
The Wise Group, a regeneration and employment organisation, have
both designed and delivered the project to date. As well as
contributing to the physical regeneration of the walkway, the
scheme also provides employment and training opportunities for
Ten Intermediate Labour Market (ILM) places have been created
for local unemployed people. These ILM participants receive a
wage and training in construction and related trades, as well as
support to help them find and keep a permanent job.
The project has recruited 14 ILM participants, of which two have
already moved into permanent employment. The project is now
August 2005 - March 2006 (current phase)
This phase of the project is worth £208,769.
Between 2003 and 2014 Clyde Waterfront was a strategic
partnership comprising the Scottish Government, Scottish
Enterprise, Glasgow City, Renfrewshire and West Dunbartonshire
Councils. Its purpose was to promote the economic, social and
environmental regeneration of 13 miles of the River Clyde from
Glasgow city centre to Dumbarton.