Possilpark Business Improvement District is seeking a freelance project manager to help the BID roll out its business plan, having achieved a successful ballot result in 2022. Possilpark BID is an innovative project that brings businesses and communities together to improve Saracen Street and its surroundings for the wider benefit of everyone who works, lives… Continue reading We’re hiring: Freelance Project Manager
Possilpark Business Improvement District (BID) lit up the heart of the area with a brand new six metre high Christmas tree, generously financed by Possilpark-based, Allied Vehicles, ng homes and the BID. This was complemented by a new creative lighting scheme organised by Possilpark BID with financial support from Glasgow City Council’s Canal Area Partnership. … Continue reading Possilpark BID shows its community heart and brings festive cheer to the neighbourhood
Over the last couple of years, the Business Improvement District has been working with local businesses to get to the all important ‘ballot’ and securing a YES result! Achieving this in May 2022, we can keep working together to improve our area. Read on to find out more about us… Next Steps In 2021, we… Continue reading Out to Ballot!
The last few weeks have seen us meet new people and hear about many fantastic initiatives going on in Possilpark like this one from the Courtyard Pantry. Using specially adapted bikes, groceries can be uplifted and dropped off within the Possilpark and Wester Common Areas. It’s all part of the work they do to develop… Continue reading Out and About
On Sunday 5 December 2021 Possilpark’s Saracen Street and Millennium Square were the focus of this year’s Festive Celebrations. A magical even took place with hundreds attending for a parade, to see Santa, arts and crafts and fire performances. Millennium Square was transformed into a twinkling wonderland! More pictures coming soon…
Scottish Urban Regeneration Forum Awards 2021 We were delighted that ‘Remaking Saracen’ was shortlisted for the Scottish Urban Regeneration Forum (SURF) Awards 2021 in the category of ‘Most Improved Place’! Thanks to the hard work of the business sector and wider community we have been able to come this far in a short space of… Continue reading Awards!
Thanks to everyone who returned our Business Survey. You provided us with great insights and a clear path forward! If you haven’t returned it don’t worry, you can return it any time as we’ll keep a running note of comments and feedback. You highlighted that your priorities for the BID to focus on are to:… Continue reading Business Survey
Street banners adorn the sky above Saracen Street! Designed as part of an overall campaign to lift the look and feel of Saracen Street, the banners celebrate the area’s rich heritage and encourage us all to ‘love local’. Saracen Street was given its name by Walter McFarlane of Saracen Foundry fame, and its range of wonderful… Continue reading Street banners are up!
Specially made large scale planters were installed on Saracen Street at the end of July. We are so pleased to hear that you are all enjoying them, it’s great to have something we can enjoy together! ng homes, which is the north of the city’s largest social housing provider was successful raising funds from the… Continue reading New Planters!