Meat Market and Abattoir Site Public Exhibition

Edited on 25th January 2019 at 14:50: Date corrected from Fri 25th to Thu 24th, to reflect that the meeting had already taken place when this post was uploaded. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Proposal at Bellgrove Street and Duke Street
Proposal at Bellgrove Street and Duke Street

A planning and architectural public exhibition for the former meat market and abattoir site at Duke Street and Bellgrove Street was held in Dennistoun Library from 2:30pm to 7:30pm on Thursday 24th January 2019. Please do leave a comment below (or get in touch directly) to share your thoughts about how you feel the updated plans for the site would (or wouldn’t) benefit and complement our community life and spaces here in Dennistoun, Haghill, and other surrounding areas.

Meat Market Masterplan 01
Meat Market Masterplan 01
Meat Market Masterplan 02
Meat Market Masterplan 02

See here for a pdf with detail additional to the above masterplan images.

See here for a reGlasgow article on the proposals with more visualisation images.

See here for the previous DCC write up about plans for the site.

See here for information about a recent consultation seeking views on potential uses for the cattle market sheds (which are being dealt with as a separate site to these proposals).

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100 Finlay Drive – Objection to Revised Planning Application

 

Birds Eye View of 100 Finlay Drive
Birds Eye View of 100 Finlay Drive

A revised planning application (Ref 18/00920/FUL, available here for viewing and comments) has been submitted for the erection of a residential development of 31 flats (six storeys, eight parking spaces) at 100 Finlay Drive, Dennistoun, Glasgow G31 2RQ (‘Dennistoun Gospel Hall’, previously ‘Dennistoun Picture House‘).

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Regeneration of Former Bellgrove Abattoir and Meat Market Site

Former Abattoir and Meat Market Site off Duke Street and Bellgrove Street between Dennistoun and Collegelands
Former Abattoir and Meat Market Site off Duke Street and Bellgrove Street between Dennistoun and Collegelands

Interested in the regeneration of the former abattoir and meat market site off Duke Street and Bellgrove Street between Dennistoun and Collegelands? Then get along to Dennistoun Library on Thursday 14 December between noon and 8pm to find out about Glasgow City Deal plans to develop the site, with housing to be built in the first phase.

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100 Finlay Drive – Objection to Planning Application

100 Finlay Drive - Aerial View of Site Location
100 Finlay Drive – Aerial View of Site Location

On 15th November 2017, following extensive discussion with and between members of the public in attendance at the Dennistoun Community Council meeting held on 14th November, a letter of objetion to the planning application reference 17/02477/DC for 100 Finlay Drive was submitted. The below points were raised. The letter can be downloaded for viewing here.

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100 Finlay Drive – Planning Application

Birds Eye View of 100 Finlay Drive
Birds Eye View of 100 Finlay Drive

A planning application (Ref 17/02477/DC) has been submitted for the erection of a residential development of 31 flats (six storeys, eight parking spaces) at 100 Finlay Drive, Dennistoun, Glasgow G31 2RQ (‘Dennistoun Gospel Hall’, previously ‘Dennistoun Picture House‘). The applicant is Nixon Blue Ltd. The agent is Vellow Wood Architecture. Documents relating to this application (including design statement, drawings, and public comments) can be viewed here.

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Project about People of the East End

Time of One's Own: Leisure and Young People (1960s)
Time of One’s Own: Leisure and Young People (1960s) via Flickr

How did young Scots aged 15-19 use their free time in 1964? A University of Glasgow researcher, tried to find some answers to this question in the mid-1960s. From 1963 to 1966 she interviewed 600 young people in the 15-19 age range in Dennistoun, Drumchapel and Armadale, and consulted another 2400 in discussion groups and through written work.

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Skill/Trade project at Market Gallery

Market Gallery Skills/Trade
Image: Ivan Walsh via flickr

A call is being put out to programmers, researchers, artists, educators, and thinkers within the Dennistoun community who are able to participate with the exciting new ‘Skill/Trade’ project based at Duke Street’s Market Gallery.  Skill/Trade will have an emphasis on trading and exchange rather than monetary transactions.

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Glasgow Factoring Commission – Call for Written Evidence

New Chimney Lining
Photo: Stuart McKenna via flickr

The Leader of Glasgow City Council, Councillor Gordon Mathieson, has established a Factoring Commission, chaired by Mrs Jean Charsley (Hillhead Community Council), with the aim of establishing a blueprint for how common property can best be managed and maintained in our city.

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Glasgow Stalled Spaces

Glasgow Stalled Spaces
Glasgow Stalled Spaces

Glasgow, from its legacy as an industrial city, now has a problem with stalled sites across the city. Glasgow currently has more vacant sites than the rest of Scotland put together. Many of these sites may have plans for future development, however this can be anywhere from one to over ten years until development is scheduled to begin.

Do you wish to breathe life into a non-functional space within your neighbourhood?

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