Lead Partner: Glasgow City Council
Other Partners: Heritage Lottery, Historic Scotland, Scottish Government, City Heritage Trust, Govan and Craigton Community Planning Partnership.
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Greater Govan & Glasgow Harbour, Govan
Govan Cross Townscape Heritage Initiative (GCTHI) aims to
regenerate Central Govan by investing and promoting its unique and
rich heritage. As a grant giving programme, GCTHI offer grant
support to the local community. The funding is deisgned to:
Projects funded or earmarked for funding include:
The Heritage Lottery Fund supports Townscape Heritage
Initiatives all over the UK, which aim to regenerate conservation
areas in towns or cities that have particularly suffered from
social and economic problems. There are three THIs in Glasgow:
Merchant City, Parkhead and Govan Cross. Following the declaration
in 2009 of Govan Cross as a Conservation Area, Heritage Lottery
awarded Govan Cross THI £939,000. The initiative is a partnership
with Glasgow City Council and forms a distinct but integral part of
Central Govan Action Plan.
Find out more about THI projects on the Get into Govan website.
Govan Cross THI formally commenced in September 2009.
2009 - 2016
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.