Lead Partner: Elderpark Housing Association, Central Govan Action Plan
Other Partners: CSpace (Glasgow's Regeneration Agency)
Project Team: MAST Architects
Project HistoryClick an image to enlarge
Greater Govan & Glasgow Harbour, Govan
Langlands Path is the key pedestrian walkway linking Govan town
centre with residential areas and key services, such as the library
and health centre, in the west. Elderpark Housing Association
completed very successful short term upgrade to improve the
attractiveness and feeling of safety on the path. Major upgrade
works which followed were part of the Central Govan action
plan to create an appealing walking and cycle route that
improves accessibility to and from the town centre. The upgrade is
Natural stone entrance ways at either end of the path defines
the space and a series of engraved stone slabs, each depicting an
aspect of Govan's rich history and character, have been placed
along the length of the path. Existing diseased trees have been
replaced with suitable alternatives and new lighting, planting,
benches and bins complete the improvements.
Artist Kate Robinson created a timeline for Langlands Path which
celebrated Govan's extraordinary history. The project involved
gathering stories from local people. Find out more about the
public art project on Facebook.
Improvement works were developed in consultation with the local
Keep up to date with what's happening in the area on the Get into Govan website.
Short term upgrade works carried out in 2009. Major upgrade
works took place in 2013 incorporating artwork based on a
timeline of Govan's history.
April - September 2013
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.