Lead Partner: Govan Housing Association Ltd
Other Partners: Roots in the Community; Plantation Productions; Scottish Enterprise; Communities Scotland; Glasgow City Council; Scottish Arts Council.
Project Team: Architect: ASSIST; Site Engineer: The Structural Partnership; Planning Supervisor: ASSIST; Clerk of Works: DA
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Greater Govan & Glasgow Harbour, Govan
Govan Housing Association has upgraded
and refurbished 6 derelict shop units on Govan Road to
create the 'Govan Portal'. Space is available to rent
out as workspace for individuals, groups and small arts
The creation and running of this facility relies on
partnership. All of the partners recognise the
importance of creativity for individuals, groups, communities and
society. The 'Govan Portal' will ensure their continued
engagement with Govan and local people.
Space will be provided to develop ideas, build consensus, and
deliver new projects. Workspaces available at the 'Govan
Portal' will enable the flow of ideas and
creative work of international quality from Govan
The project is completed
Completed October 2007.
The contract value is approximately £0.9 million
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.