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Glenboig link road

The new road has created access for new housing and a business park.

What did the project do?

This project delivered new road infrastructure encourage many new houses and facilities in the Gartcosh and Glenbog area.

It also supports business development at the Gartcosh Business Park.

The Community Growth Area

The Gartcosh and Glenboig Community Growth Area forms part of a 20 year strategy for the development of over 3,000 homes. There will also be new and improved community facilities.

The development is next to the new Seven Lochs Wetland Park which is destined to become Scotland’s largest urban nature park.

Glenboig Link Road

Planning application

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 a new road 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 end of Auldyards Road.

The project has also delivered:

  • landscaping, new ponds and work to restore areas of the existing nature reserve 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
  • extended areas have been created to Gartcosh Local Nature Reserve
  • cycling and walking paths have been provided either side of the road
  • a replacement feature to the business park

To evaluate the success of the project, we will regularly be monitoring the benefits resulting from the new road.

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

Project news

Project approvals

Page last updated:
30 Aug 2021

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