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1 Changing Old Industrial Areas into Attractive Living Environments Presentation by John Bury Glasgow City Council 13th September 2005 Tallinn City Vision Conference

2 Historical Context Glasgow Today Early Regeneration Initiatives Current Projects Wider Issues Summary

3 Historical Context

4 Glasgow was described as the Second City of the British Empire. Prosperity grew around Mercantile and Engineering and Maritime activities. City reached peak industrial production in 1900. In 1914, the City produced: –71% of the worlds Locomotives, and –18% of world shipping. Population peaked at 1.1 million in 1939 Historical Context

5 Clydeside Shipbuilding – 1950s Historical Context

6 Cowlairs Locomotive Works – 1920s Historical Context

7 Engineering works, Bridgeton Historical Context

8 Legacy The decline in Heavy Engineering and Manufacturing has had a profound impact on the City’s Economy and left a legacy of: High Unemployment Extensive areas of Vacant or Derelict Land Land contaminated from previous industrial use. Poor Living Conditions Historical Context

9 Derelict Land, Dalmarnock Historical Context

10 Derelict Industrial Site Historical Context

11 Poor Housing Conditions, Anderston - 1961 Historical Context

12 Glasgow Today

13 4 th largest City in the UK 12% of Scottish population (600,000; 1.2 million in wider metropolitan area) 17% of Scottish employment 16% of Scottish non domestic rates €2.8b private sector investment completed or under construction 2004/05 Another €2.0b worth of investment in the pipeline Glasgow Today

14 largest retail centre outside of London third largest centre of HE/FE education in the UK largest centre of public transport outside of London recently voted third best business centre in Europe Glasgow Today

15 Vacant & Derelict Land 1313ha Motorway Network Proposed Motorway Glasgow Today Vacant & Derelict Land 2005

16 7.5% (1313ha) of Glasgow’s land area is currently classified as vacant or derelict. Significant investment by public and private sector has led to a reduction in the area of Vacant and Derelict Land. 1996 – 1,620 Hectares 2005 – 1,313 Hectares About 10% of this land (130ha) is potentially contaminated from previous uses. 37.24ha previously industrial use is now proposed for residential use, much lower than in the 1980’s Vacant and Derelict Land Glasgow Today

17 Ground Conditions About 10% of City’s Vacant and Derelict land potentially contaminated. €4.4m budget to treat contaminated land. Significant parts of the City affected by old mine workings. Over 900 recorded mineshafts within the City. Central Government Tax Breaks for decontaminating Land. Glasgow Today

18 1952196319681973197619831991199720022010 Glasgow Today



21 Early Regeneration

22 GEAR Motorway Network Proposed Motorway Maryhill Corridor Early Regeneration Housing Led Regeneration

23 Multi Agency Partnership 1976 – 1987 Largest Urban Regeneration Project in Europe Established to address accute problems of –Economic Decline –Social Deprivation –Environmental Decay Project delivered:- –4000 new jobs –3000 new homes Total spend €9.1 Billion G.E.A.R. (Glasgow Eastern Area Renewal) Early Regeneration

24 GEAR - Clydebridge Steelworks 1950 Early Regeneration

25 GEAR – Calton 1970s Early Regeneration

26 Maryhill Corridor Project 1978 – 1987 Joint City Council/Regional Council Project Established to address: –Social –Economic –Environmental Conditions Early Regeneration Maryhill Corridor

27 Maryhill Road – 1960s Early Regeneration

28 Maryhill Road Regeneration Early Regeneration

29 Maryhill Road Regeneration Early Regeneration

30 Current Projects

31 Policy Framework Set: Metropolitan Vision (2003) Glasgow and Clyde Valley Structure Plan (2002) Glasgow City Plan (2003) Masterplans Providing certainty and promoting confidence

32 Partnership Project between City Council and Scottish Enterprise Glasgow. Project identified in 1995 to:- Promote the re-use of former industrial sites or previous housing sites for residential development. At June 2005 –Public Sector Investment€120m –Private Sector Investment€255m –Delivered 4,032 residential units on 115 Hectares of brownfield land. Current Projects Brownfield Sites for Housing

33 Brownfield Sites Delivered - Graham Square Current Projects

34 Housing Completions in Glasgow average 3,200 units per annum. Between 1995 and 2005 13% of Residential Units were developed on sites previously used for industry. (6,509/48,683) 11% of the Land developed was previously used for industry. (108/944 Hectares) Residential developments on past Industrial sites tend to be to a higher density. Residential Development Current Projects

35 New Housing on Industrial Site, Partick Current Projects

36 Clyde Waterfront Current Projects: Clyde Waterfront Motorway Network Proposed Motorway

37 regeneration strategy world class quality waterfront buildings / public spaces new transport mode to link residential, commercial, and leisure uses action being taken to address riverbank and flooding issues €110m public sector investment €1.8b private sector investment has planning approval or is on site Clyde Waterfront Glasgow Harbour SECC Campus Pacific Quay Broomielaw Tradeston Current Projects: Clyde Waterfront

38 Meadowside – 1930s Current Projects: Clyde Waterfront

39 Meadowside Granaries Current Projects: Clyde Waterfront

40 Site Preperation, Meadowside Current Projects: Clyde Waterfront

41 New Housing, Glasgow Harbour Current Projects: Clyde Waterfront

42 Finnieston Street – 1950s Finnieston Street - today Current Projects: Clyde Waterfront

43 New Housing, Gorbals Current Projects: Clyde Waterfront

44 Housing Opportunity - Tradeston Proposed Housing - Tradeston Current Projects: Clyde Waterfront

45 Museum of Transport – Artist’s ImpressionScottish Exhibition & Conference Centre Campus Masterplan - Artist’s Impression Current Projects: Clyde Waterfront

46 Riverside Dining River Festival Current Projects: Clyde Waterfront

47 Proposed New Translink System Current Projects: Clyde Waterfront

48 Clyde Gateway Current Projects: Clyde Gateway Motorway Network Proposed Motorway

49 Multi Agency project identified in 2003 Project covers 830ha of the City’s East End Project aims to deliver: –21,000 jobs –10,000 new homes –400,000 sq m of industrial & business space –Remediation of 350ha of derelict or contaminated land Total investment of €2.8 billion over 25 year period Current Projects: Clyde Gateway

50 Dalmarnock – 1950s Current Projects: Clyde Gateway

51 Clyde Gateway – Dalmarnock Masterplan Current Projects: Clyde Gateway

52 Proposed Housing Proposed National Indoor Sports Arena Current Projects: Clyde Gateway

53 M74 Completion - Linking M74 to M8 M74 Completion – Artist’s Impression Current Projects: Clyde Gateway

54 Canal Project Current Projects: Canal Motorway Network Proposed Motorway

55 Current Projects: Canal Joint venture with British Waterways and ISIS 15 year project to secure economic, social and environmental regeneration of communities adjacent to the Canal Project aims to treat 100ha of vacant and derelict land along the length of the Canal

56 Spiers Wharf – 1980s Spiers Wharf - today Current Projects: Canal

57 Canalside Opportunities

58 Current Projects: Canal Canal Masterplan Proposals

59 Wider Issues

60 83% of Glasgow’s Housing Land Supply suffers from water or sewer constraints Glasgow’s Strategic Drainage Plan proposes to : –Remove Development Constraints –Reduce Flood Risk –Improve Water Quality –Improve Watercourse Habitat –Integrate and Optimise Investment Water & Sewer Infrastructure Capacity

61 Bell Street Housing Conversion Retaining Historic Buildings

62 Luma Building Housing Conversion Retaining Historic Buildings

63 Templeton Carpet Factory Housing Conversion Retaining Historic Buildings

64 Public Art - Gorbals New Gorbals Housing Public Art - Gorbals Public Art - Dalmarnock Bridge Quality Design

65 Building Design – Homes For The Future George Square Banners Lighting Strategy – Anniesland Tower Building Design – Homes For The Future Quality Design

66 Social Inclusion Vocational Training Apprentice Mixed Tenure Housing – Graham Square New Nursery Facilities

67 Housing Site: Former Glassworks Industrial Heritage

68 Maintain momentum Legacy of vacant land Infrastructure and ground conditions Design quality Summary Continuing Challenges

69 30 years of regeneration Established new housing markets Transformed industrial areas into residential environments Created new communities Stabilised population Assisted economic growth Summary Key Achievements

70 Changing Old Industrial Areas into Attractive Living Environments Presentation by John Bury Glasgow City Council 13th September 2005 Tallinn City Vision Conference

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