New Homes in Glasgow
Glasgow, meaning ‘dear green place’ in Gaelic, is a city of green spaces, including the Botanical Gardens with its spectacular Victorian glasshouse and Pollok Country Park, home to the world-famous Burrell art collection. But there’s more to Glasgow than its green spaces. Situated on the banks of the River Clyde, Scotland’s biggest city is bursting with amazing architecture and engaging culture.
Fun all Round
In the city’s vibrant West End, you’ll discover the newly refurbished Kelvingrove Art Gallery, one of the most visited museums in the country. While down on the Clyde there’s a cluster of new attractions including The Clyde Auditorium, known locally as The Armadillo, and the Glasgow Science Centre.
Shopping in Glasgow
Glasgow has some of the best shopping outside of London. Princes Square is one of the most stylish shopping centres you’ll ever visit and the Merchant City area, once full of sugar and tobacco warehouses, is home to many chic designer shops and bijou cafés. Named UK curry capital four times, every other culinary taste is catered for too, while Mansfield Park Farmers Market provides a showcase for the West of Scotland’s diverse and delicious local produce.
Glasgow Transport Links
The traveller is well catered for around the city and beyond. With one hundred and ten stations, Glasgow has the largest suburban rail system in the UK outside London. From its two mainline railway stations, Glasgow Central and Queen Street, the city has excellent links to the rest of the United Kingdom. London is a five hour train journey away. Edinburgh can be reached in less than an hour in a direct train from Queen Street Station. Only eight miles from the city centre, taking less than 20 minutes by car, flights take off from Glasgow Airport to sixty two cities. For the motorist, Edinburgh is a forty mile drive away on the M8, taking just over an hour, whilst the M74 runs north and south through the city centre, providing a link to the M6 motorway.
A Great Place to Live
Families looking for a new home to buy in Glasgow will discover a wide choice of property styles and locations to choose from. Lonely Planet rated Glasgow as one of the top 10 cities in the world to visit. But why just be a tourist? This interesting, edgy, vibrant city is a truly great place to live!