Friends of Glasgow West

a Civic Trust promoting and celebrating our outstanding heritage

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Glasgow’s West End is the 2014 winner of the Academy of Urbanism’s “Great Neighbourhood Award”. It’s good to have confirmation of what we already knew – that this is THE place to live! FGW’s Ann Laird coordinated the session at Cottier’s which showed the Academicians just what a wide range of organisations we have, fostering [...]

Tha Annual Dinner, held at Cottiers on 25 October, was a great success; Daniel Cottier managed to resurrect himself to speak a bit about his building and there was a demonstration of the newly reinstalled organ. Much stimulating conversation and useful networking took place. Roll on next year!

Thanks to a grant award from the GCC Hillhead Area Committee, FGW mounted its inaugural Victorian Heritage Festival as part of the 2013 West End Festival. The centrepiece was our Heritage Conference on the theme WINDOWS ON AN INDUSTRIAL PAST, weekend of 15/16 June. The programme included: Scotland’s Industrial Heritage (Dave Bates, SIHS) – an overview [...]