Apr23

Govan’s Pearce Statue Restoration Underway

Work to restore and repair Govan’s Pearce Statue commenced on Monday the 15th of April and will be on-site for the next seven weeks. The project involves not only restoration of the statue but also the production of a booklet … Continued

Mar27

Another great lecture evening in Govan!

Thanks to everyone who attended our second ‘Winter Warmer’ lecture evening last night – the event was a great success. The audience enjoyed listening to Nick Blair, who is a Conservation Architect, discussing the upcoming building repair projects to Brechin’s Bar and … Continued

Mar27

The Portal shopfront makeover – on site now

The shopfront makeover at The Portal is on site now. Watch as the five shops that make up Govan’s most creative community strip turn from drab to fab. Due to complete by mid April 2013, the shopfront’s spruced up joinery work, … Continued

Mar22

The Pearce Statue needs you – Community Workshops

The THI team is looking for volunteers to help produce a commemorative leaflet celebrating the upcoming restoration of the Pearce Statue. Perhaps you would enjoy unearthing facts about Sir William Pearce or the statue’s sculptor Edward Onslow Ford? Maybe you’d like to learn … Continued

Mar4

Riverside Hall – all systems go!

The Riverside Hall refurbishment is now on site! Repair work is underway to give this much loved hall a new lease of life. Look out for its fabulous transformation when works complete toward the end of April 2013. Get more … Continued

Jan25

First ‘Winter Warmer’ event a great sucess in Govan!

On Tuesday 22nd January 2013, Govan Cross THI held it’s very first ‘Winter Warmer’ event in the Pearce Institute, Govan.  Professor Stephen Driscoll, from Glasgow University Archaeology Department, kicked off the evening with a talk entitled ‘Romancing the Govan Stones: Archaeological … Continued

Nov22

The problem with roller shutters…

Achieving security for traders while also maintaining vibrant streets and thriving businesses is an important challenge. In recent years the solution to security concerns has often been to fit solid roller shutters across shopfronts, but this has contributed to the … Continued

Nov9

Green light for Langlands Path Improvements

Funds are now in place for the Langlands Path make over, with a site start anticipated in February 2013. The improvements, expected to cost around half a million to implement, will create a smoothly tarred walk and cycle way. Natural stone entrance ways at … Continued

Jun30

Enjoying Govan’s Heritage

In June, Govan Cross Townscape Heritage Initiative took a day out to celebrate what’s best about Govan’s heritage and to share its investment plans with local residents. Over two hundred people enjoyed the event. Archive film footage of Old Govan, … Continued

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