What do we need to do, together, to improve the state of Glasgow’s historic built environment?

Glasgow City Heritage Trust is facilitating a one-day forum on the state of Glasgow’s historic built environment. This event is participatory, and will invite attendees to consider the challenge:

“What do we need to do, together, to improve the state of Glasgow’s historic built environment?


When and Where?
  • Wednesday 25th April 2018, 9.30am to 4.30pm
  • The Banqueting Suite, Glasgow City Chambers, George Square, Glasgow.

The forum will consist of two workshop sessions, one in the morning, and a second one in the afternoon. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Accessibility information is available via DisabledGO hereThe event is free to attend.
What can you expect on the day and why should you attend?

  • Expect an open format for the day, expect to set your own agenda and connect it with others
  • Expect active, informed debate with people you may not have met before
  • Expect to identify and share opportunities and challenges, and the space to input into finding solutions
  • Before the event, expect a report outlining key data and feedback from stakeholders about Glasgow’s historic built environment
  • At the end of the event, expect a record of what’s been discussed.

What do we expect from you and what can you bring?

  • To commit to active participation in the discussions on the day
  • To bring your knowledge and expertise and a willingness to share it
  • To reflect on your role in relation to Glasgow’s historic built environment
  • To give the background report a little read
  • To bring with you, or send us, any other background information which you think will help contribute to informed discussion on the day

Attendance at the event is strictly by invite and will include a broad mix of people with one thing in common: participants will all be involved in or have a stake in – directly or indirectly – Glasgow’s historic built environment.

Glasgow City Heritage Trust is an independent charity supported by Glasgow City Council and Historic Environment Scotland. Established in 2007, we champion the city’s unique architecture and built environment and promote and encourage the understanding, appreciation and conservation of Glasgow’s historic buildings for the benefit of the city’s communities and its visitors, now and in the future.