SHAWLANDS is set for a £3.3 million makeover over the next five years as Glasgow city council approves the town centre action plan.
The executive committee agreed on the scheme today, following a 2009 public consultation on what improvements could be made to the area.
The findings generated over 1,200 responses and a document was created based on the results – this will now be used in an effort to address the issues facing Shawlands.
The plan recommends a number of improvements to place management, public spaces, streets, buildings and the role of businesses in making Shawlands a more vibrant place.
Bailie Liz Cameron, executive member for jobs and economy, said: “Shawlands town centre is undoubtedly one of our premier civic centres, a favourite destination for both shoppers and those using its renowned bars and restaurants.
“The council has joined with local people and businesses in recent times to create a plan that can take Shawlands forward over the next five years, and I believe this action plan marks the beginning of a very exciting period for the area”.
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