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