Lead Partner: Ardmuir Ltd
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Renfrew Riverside & Scotstoun, Renfrew Riverside
A Travelodge now complements other leisure
facilities beside the Xscape leisure complex in Renfrew.
The new hotel is a Travelodge, the UK's fastest-growing
hotel business which first opened in Britain in 1985.
The Travelodge creates 25 new jobs and is located adjacent to
the £71m Xscape development and the new £7m Riverside Braehead
business park. The Travelodge also serves Glasgow International
Airport, and has direct access on to the M8.
Travelodge Braehead has 99 rooms, a bar café and just over
100 car parking spaces. Room rates start from £26 per
night. This is the 4th Travelodge in Glasgow, the 23rd
Travelodge in Scotland and takes the company's employment in
Scotland to 375.
The £90 million indoor Xscape centre features a snowslope with
real snow. It currently attracts more than three million visitors a
year from all over Scotland, the north of England and Northern
The new hotel will also appeal to visitors attending events at
Braehead Arena and tourists looking for a base with good motorway
Planning permission received March 07. Build started in April
2007 and the hotel opened to the public in September 2008.
2007 - 2008
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.