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.

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.

Renewables Snapshot report

This 20 page report shows where renewable energy generation could be installed in Govanhill, Crosshill, Queen’s Park, Strathbungo and Pollokshields East on a street by street basis.

The Govanhill Gazette

This newspaper focuses on one block in Govanhill and the problems and solutions surrounding fly-tipping.