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Glasgow city centre public realm strategy and guidelines. by Gillespies (Firm)

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Published by Strathclyde Regional Council in association with Glasgow City Council and Glasgow Development Agency in Glasgow .
Written in English


  • City planning -- Scotland -- Glasgow.

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Includes bibliography.

ContributionsStrathclyde (Scotland). Regional Council., Glasgow (Scotland). City Council., Glasgow Development Agency.
The Physical Object
Pagination127p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18345741M
ISBN 10189937504

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Avenues project to redevelop Glasgow city centre Work is set to begin to transform the appearance of Glasgow city centre with the Avenues project. The £ million urban redevelopment plan will focus on seven city centre roads – aiming to improve connectivity and introduce green space alongside better access for cyclists and pedestrians.   Glasgow approves revised Byres Road public realm designs Published 24 April Design changes for the £9 million public realm project on Byres Road have been approved by Glasgow City Council.   DELAY For Glasgow’s Public Realm Avenues Project. WORK on the next Glasgow City Centre Avenue is not expected to begin for at least 12 months. A City Council report states that construction activity on making more streets people and bike friendly is likely to start in late The £million Avenues programme is described as.   Glasgow’s City Chambers offers the potential for a dynamic new public space at its very centre. A space that would fundamentally promote local government as publicly accessible and more politically modern whilst transforming the public perception of the building to celebrate its true purpose.