Parks and Green Spaces: Public Workshop

Alexandra Park
Alexandra Park (Photo by Glasgowfoodie via Flickr)

As Glasgow City Council develops the strategy for the city’s parks and green spaces across the next two years, they are looking to collect as many ideas and opinions, stories and suggestions as possible from park users to help shape their decisions.

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Events in the Park

Alexandra Park Plan
Alexandra Park Plan

There’s lots and lots to do in and around our parks during the coming weeks. Take a look at what’s going on…

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Representing Dennistoun – A Utopian Dennistoun

Impact Arts - Art Changes Lives
Impact Arts – Art Changes Lives

Can you imagine a Utopian Dennistoun? East-Enders, young and old, have come together to explore this idea, creating short stories, monologues, characters, and songs which are inspired by the people and the place.

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Alexandra Park Consultation

Alexandra Park
Alexandra Park (Photo by Glasgowfoodie via Flickr)

Alexandra Park is one of Glasgow’s most significant parks, one of four designed by Sir Joseph Paxton. The 104 acre park takes its name from Princess Alexandra, the wife of the future King Edward VII, who officially opened the Park in 1870. The highest point of the park gives views north to Ben Lomond and south to Tinto hills. The City Improvement Trustees purchased the park in 1866 from Mr Walter Stewart of Haghill.

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Information Day in Alexandra Park

Alexandra Park
Alexandra Park (Photo by Glasgowfoodie via Flickr)

Glasgow City Council would like to invite you to visit Alexandra Park on Saturday 14th March between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. Parks proposals for 2015 will be on display and there will an opportunity to discuss these with Council Officers. There will also be the opportunity to join The Friends of Alexandra Park and thereby shape the future of the Park.

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