Water Row, Burleigh Street and Langlands Road are all to benefit from a shopfront improvement programme.
Lead Partner: Govan Cross Townscape Heritage Initiative
Other Partners: Glasgow City Heritage Trust
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Greater Govan & Glasgow Harbour, Govan
Shops in the Govan have a vital role to play in ensuring that
the area maintains a vibrant and interesting range of economic
activity, whether as retail shop windows, café and restaurant
frontages or other public services such as banks.
In the past, Govan had numerous examples of excellent traditional
shopfronts. These have not survived the intervening years, so this
new initiative is designed to support shop owners to create
shopfronts that create a much more positive impression of the
Grant assistance is now available to shop owners through Govan
Cross Townscape Heritage Iniative to upgrade retail frontages and
improve security grille design in the Govan Conservation area.
Properties in Water Row and Burleigh Street are the initial
priority, otherwise grants are available on a first come first
Within the Govan Cross THI there is no truly predominant style,
so rigid uniformity is not an issue. All schemes must however
respect the period, material and design of the building it is
located within and beyond that to respect the rhythm and character
of the street and the Conservation Area.
Find out more about the Shopfront Improvements on the Get into
Grant funding is currently available and shopfronts are being
2011 - 2014
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.