CGAP Projects

Since its inception in 2006, the Central Govan Action Plan has generated a multitude of projects, all aimed at making Central Govan attractive, vibrant and prosperous. Many of these projects are complete, others are being implemented and some, like the development of Water Row as a lively riverside hub, are on our wish list. From multi-million pound housing developments to public art installations, archaeological excavations to a lovely new pedestrian bridge linking Govan to the north bank of the Clyde, the project variety is enormous as is the number of people and organisations involved in implementing them. Use the filters to help find individual projects, or, if you really want to get into Govan, read them all. Go on, get in!

Public Space Improvements – Phase 3

Here comes the third, and probably final, phase of major public space improvements at Govan Cross. This time it’s the streets and spaces at the Pearce Institute, the entrance to Govan Old, the gushet with the Sir William Pearce Statue, … Continued

Public Realm Improvements – Phase 2

Welcome to wonderful Water Row. Hot on the heels of the public space improvements at Govan Cross, comes a second phase of investment to create attractive walking and socialising space along Water Row and the riverside. The improvements were carried out and funded by Glasgow City … Continued

Public Realm Improvements – Phase 1

On 1st June 2011 an opening ceremony took place to celebrate the completion of the first stage of public realm Improvements at Govan Cross. The works were carried out as part of Central Govan Action Plan alongside similar improvement work … Continued

Great places to live in Govan

An overview of the CGAP Housing Programme. Building new housing and improving the quality and desirability of the existing housing are the two actions that form the back bone of the Central Govan Action Plan. Together, these interventions are breathing … Continued

Elderview Housing

The site of the former St Anthony’s Primary School has been transformed to provide 108 stylish new homes.  This popular new build project adjacent to Elder Park in Govan is a mixed tenure development and has been designed to offer a … Continued

Parkview Housing

A colourful addition to the heart of Govan.   Showcasing the very best in contemporary Scottish architecture and design, the Parkview housing development offers spacious one and two bedroom flats with every modern luxury, including ensuite bathrooms and separate utility and laundry rooms. The project, led by Govan … Continued

Riverside Edge Housing

This fabulous new build housing project is situated at Rathlin Street in the heart of historic Govan and is sympathetically designed to complement the character of the existing architectural and historical sites within Govan Conservation area. Led by Govan Housing Association, … Continued

Pearce Street Housing

Stylish, attractive and incredibly popular with tenants, the new flatted housing development at Peace Lane has proven to be a huge hit. Built by Beild Housing Association on the site of Govan’s former post office (now located in Govan Cross Shopping Centre), the … Continued

Park Court Housing

The desirable Park Court housing development provides a varied selection of family homes, including highly prized detached and terraced housing, cottage flats and contemporary three and four storey flatted accommodation. The striking full length glazed windows of the development’s feature flatted block have … Continued

Govan Gateway Housing

Making a bold statement, the ‘Govan Gateway’ housing development forms an attractive new entranceway to Govan Town Centre.  Designed to complement the neighbouring, B-listed ‘Lloyds TSB Building’ (referred to locally as the Potted Heid building), the Gateway brings a striking contemporary feel to this busy … Continued

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