Gartcosh/Glenboig community growth area

New road has created access for new housing and business park

Glenboig Link Road

This project delivered new roads infrastructure which will encourage the future development of up to 3,000 new houses and facilities in the Gartcosh/Glenboig Community Growth Area and support business development at the Gartcosh Business Park.

The planning application was approved in March 2016, you can view plans and access other information on this by using reference 14/02445/FUL on our Online planning system

Glenboig link road opened in June 2018.

This £2.6 million project created  pdf icon a new road [3Mb] that enables drivers to access junction 2A of the M73 directly from Glenboig by passing through the business park. New roundabouts were also created at Glenboig Road and at the pdf icon end of Auldyards Road [4Mb].

The project has also delivered

  • Landscaping new ponds and work to restore areas of the pdf icon existing nature reserve [1Mb] on either side of the new road.
  • Auldyards Road within Gartcosh Business Park has been improved and provides a link between the new road and the motorway.
  • pdf icon extended areas [3Mb] have been created to Gartcosh Local Nature Reserve.
  • Cycling and walking paths have been provided either side of the road.
  • An entrance feature to the business park has been replaced.

To evaluate the success of the project, we will regularly be monitoring the outcomes for the Glasgow City Region City Deal.

Community Benefit

This project has delivered the following community benefits in line with the City Deal strategy:

  • A meet the buyer event
  • Engagement with the local schools
  • Training and work placement initiatives
  • Support for community projects

So you were kept up-to-date with what was happening on the project, we issued a number of news releases and provided information on project approvals.

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