Former changing rooms block to be leased to Glasgow community group

A FORMER sports changing rooms block in the south of Glasgow is to be leased to a community group – on a 25-year lease.

Says Glasgow City Council, which owns the building and has granted the lease, here: “On the 0.1 hectare site, [community group, South Seeds] will create a fenced community garden with raised beds for the benefit of local residents, with continued group training and support provided in accordance the council’s Food Growing Strategy.

“Activities such as skills workshops, exercise classes and gardening activities will take place, with South Seeds redeveloping – which will require partial demolition – and managing the old changing rooms building.

“There will be the option to sub-let a takeaway kiosk within the former pavilion building, and further space may be rented out on an hourly basis for use by local communities.”

The building has lain empty for 20 years.

The lease was granted under the local authority scheme, People Make Glasgow Communities.

Picture credit: Glasgow City Council

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