The City Deal investment in this are aims to deliver an integrated, attractive and resilient neighbourhood in the inner east end of Glasgow. The project combines site remediation, increasing connections into and out of the area and public realm improvements to unlock the potential of the locality.
The key elements of the project including enabling rail infrastructure; Calton Barras Action Plan and Collegelands and Bellgrove Abattoir (known as the Meatmarket) site remediation and access.
The benefits to the community are:
Consultation is underway. Further community engagement (including stakeholds like the Calton Barras Action Plan) will take place as the project progresses and develops.
Glasgow City Council intends to submit a planning application for Meat Market Masterplan in early 2018.
The Masterplan will provide infrastructure and public realm to support future mixed used development on the former Bellgrove Abattoir site. The Masterplan aims to make a positive contribution to the local community and to reconnect the Inner East to the City Centre. The works are funded by the Glasgow City Region City Deal.
Proposal of Application Notice has now been submitted, a public event to show the proposed works was held on 14 December 2017 at Dennistoun Library. Please see the exhibition boards that were presented at the event for comments. Comments can be submitted to Collegelands Calton Barras by email.
There will be further opportunities to get involved in the development of the Masterplan, the next public event is scheduled for February 2018. There will be further communications on the public event details to follow.
Formal comments can be made once an application for Planning Permission in Principle has been submitted.