Lead Partner: Scottish Government
Other Partners: Bield Housing
Project Team: Austin Lord Smith; Architect
Project HistoryClick an image to enlarge
Greater Govan & Glasgow Harbour, Govan
An urban site at Pearce Street and Pearce Lane, central Govan
has been developed for Bield Housing between Water Row and the
Pearce Institute to provide centrally located housing for older
people. The 27 unit residential development of amenity
flats has been designed to include 2 flats suitable for wheelchair
The Post Office sorting office which previously occupied this
key location in central Govan has been demolished.
Other developments at Govan Cross are currently underway to
regenerate the town centre.
The site was purchased in October 2007 and demolition of the
sorting office followed early in 2008. The building work was
completed in September 2010 and the project officially opened by
Deputy First Minister and Govan MSP Nicola Sturgeon.
2009 - 2010
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.