Growing a Greener Glasgow

Resources

We hope the information we provide in factsheets, reports and films will enable you get on with making changes and improvements. All feedback welcome.

A five-year review

Find out what we achieved in our first five years: who we engaged with, information about all ten projects we completed and case studies of our work.

South Seeds summarised in two pages

This summary of South Seeds activities contains useful pictures and infographics.

Southside connections

This report summarises our technical study. It outlines how district heating in Govanhill and Pollokshields East could tackle energy costs and deliver carbon savings.

South Seeds Renewable Heat Study

We have investigated and published a number of options for developing district heating systems on the Southside of Glasgow, using energy from waste and geothermal sources or combined heat and power.

Where to reuse, repair & recycle in Govanhill

This map has 38 different reuse, repair and recycling opportunities in Govanhill. Published in 2016, it is the first time all these waste reduction opportunities in Govanhill have been brought together.

Geothermal potential under the Southside

The British Geological Survey examined the geothermal potential  as part of South Seeds investigation into renewable heat options.

Useful numbers for Southsiders

If you live in the Southside print out this list and stick it on your fridge. You never know when some of these numbers may be useful.

Energy Snapshot report

This report 30 page report maps all dwellings in Govanhill, Crosshill, Queen’s Park and Strathbungo by tenure, condition, type and condition. This report won the Saltire Award for innovation in housing design 2013.