Town Centre Action Fund

With support from the Town Centre Fund, a Scottish Government scheme run through Glasgow City Council, a number of shop fronts on Saracen Street are being refurbished. Murray Russell Architects has designed the scheme which reflects the street’s retail heritage.

Illustration by Will Knight

The following businesses form the first phase of the scheme and you can see lots of work in progress if you’re on Saracen Street. We’ve also founds some fantastic original features!

  • David Kinloch & Co Solicitors
  • Florist Gump
  • Gary Walker Butchers
  • Possil and Bannerman’s Pharmacies
  • The Greeting Card Centre
  • Shopsmart and Post Office
  • DGS Carpets Glasgow Ltd
  • Fair Price
  • Headstart
  • Cheli’s

The Fund has enabled the commissioning of large scale street planters to enhance the public realm. These planters were made specifically for Saracen Street with a design that reflects the BID’s Remaking Saracen campaign and the street’s retail heritage.

Designed by Dress for the Weather
Installation Day! With Craig from Possil Pharmacy and Margaret from ng homes.

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