The size and scale of Clyde Gateway's ambitions really have to be applauded. They could make a significant contribution to growth in Scotland's economy as well as massively improving the local environment.
COUNCILLOR EDDIE McAVOY, LEADER OF SOUTH LANARKSHIRE COUNCIL, APRIL 2013
The scale and the task of the work being undertaken is vast, the sites at Clyde Gateway East and the National Business District at Shawfield are a true example of the value of 'pump priming' investment.
MARGARET BURGESS MSP, MINISTER FOR HOUSING AND WELFARE, FEBRUARY 2013
The whole team at Clyde Gateway are doing a fantastic job and they have really cheered up everyone in Bridgeton this past couple of years
JIMMY McLELLAN, LOCAL RESIDENT, SPEAKING AT ANNUAL PUBLIC MEETING, OCTOBER 2011
The Clyde Gateway regeneration scheme is an ambitious project and key to the future prosperity of the east end of the city and neighbouring South Lanarkshire.
EDDIE CARR, AREA DIRECTOR. MORGAN SINDALL, MARCH 2013
The CCG factory is a wonderful example of the work Clyde Gateway is doing to help local residents take advantage of job and training opportunities and reducing barriers to unemployment. It has made a real difference to people's lives
NICOLA STURGEON MSP, DEPUTY FIRST MINISTER, NOVEMBER 2011
The Clyde Gateway East Business Park will be incredibly important to the regeneration of the East End and congratulations to Clyde Gateway for pulling it off
STUART PATRICK, CHIEF EXECUTIVE, GLASGOW CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, APRIL 2010
We are delighted and honoured to be relocating to Bridgeton and to be joining a community with such a rich heritage and proud history.
SUE JOHN, ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT MANAGER, GLASGOW WOMENS' LIBRARY, SEPTEMBER 2012
Clyde Gateway continues to be an important investment for us and our faith in the location, the URC and most importantly the Scottish business community we are seeking to serve, is being rewarded.
RICK de BLABY, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF MEPC, MARCH 2013
The housing development and regeneration programme in the east end of Glasgow is a wonderful example of the Commonwealth Games helping build communities
BRUCE ROBERTSON, CHAIRMAN OF THE COMMONWEALTH GAMES FEDERATION CO-ORDINATION COMMISSION FOR GLASGOW 2014, OCTOBER 2012
There’s a solidity about what Clyde Gateway are doing that hasn’t been there in the past. There are now real opportunities for the private sector to invest in the long term future of the area
ALAN LUNDMARK, DIRECTOR OF PLANNING & COMMUNICATIONS, HOMES FOR SCOTLAND, MARCH 2011
The URC are using the catalyst of the Games to truly transform Glasgow's East End and neighbouring South Lanarkshire by remediating land, supporting people into employment and securing inward investment to the area. The transformation is phenomenal.
SHONA ROBISON MSP, MINISTER FOR THE COMMONWEALTH GAMES & SPORT, MARCH 2013
Projects such as improvements to Dalmarnock Station and the recent re-opening of the iconic Olympia Theatre in Bridgeton will bring real benefits to local people long after the Games are over
RUTH DAVIDSON MSP, LEADER OF THE SCOTTISH CONSERVATIVE PARTY, JANUARY 2013
Its absolutely brilliant. The area will be entirely transformed and the lives of people in the East End will be a lot better
JIM MURPHY MP, FORMER SECRETARY OF STATE FOR SCOTLAND, FEB 2010
The 2014 Commonwealth Games will deliver a significant impact from regeneration offering a once in a generation opportunity for step change in the area covered by Clyde Gatway
DAVID SMITH, REGIONAL DIRECTOR, LAMBERT SMITH HAMPTON, MAY 2010
Clyde Gateway is particularly well placed to capitalise on regeneration – it already enjoys excellent public transport links, is close to the M8 motorway to Edinburgh and will have the new extension to the M74 linking it locally
ANDREW COLLIER, BUSINESS JOURNALIST, THE HERALD, APRIL 2010
The momentum provided by the Games will help Clyde Gateway to create a regenerated, well-designed and sustainable community in the East End
IAN GILZEAN, CHIEF ARCHITECT. SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT, NOVEMBER 2010
Clyde Gateway stands out for the way they help to take care of the things which are important to local people such as Landemer Day which is such a hugely and important annual festival for the people of Rutherglen.
LIZ CHAMBERS, SECRETARY, LANDEMER DAY COMMITTEE, OCTOBER 2012
The regeneration of the East End is making a big difference to the community. We all have a brilliant opportunity to learn valuable skills, work in a team and all in our neighbourhood, which is a massive change for Glasgow.
DEAN BRANNIGAN. TRAINEE WELDER AT GLACIER ENERGY, MARCH 2013
The regeneration of this part of the constituency has been needed for years and the vision gives confidence for the future. The structure of Clyde Gateway, involving local people, will help keep the priorities right
TOM GREATREX MP, MEMBER FOR RUTHERGLEN AND HAMILTON SOUTH, JULY 2010
The East End of Glasgow is undergoing significant change and regeneration at the moment and Clyde Gateway East Business Park is at the heart of this as a commercial location that we believe will help to attract much-needed jobs to the area.
DAVID McLACHLAN, DIRECTOR - SCOT SHERIDAN, SEPTEMBER 2012
The second that you walk into the main atrium at Eastgate there’s a real sense that you’ve come into a building that feels and looks very special. It’s another fantastic example of how this community is changing so much for the better
LESLEY WARD, LEARNING AND OPERATIONS CO-ORDINATIOR - BRIDGETON COMMUNITY LEARNING CAMPUS, APRIL 2012
Thankfully at the local level, the city has securely tied the outcomes it wants to see from the 2014 Games to the agenda of Clyde Gateway
MICHAEL KELLY, FORMER LORD PROVOST OF GLASGOW, WRITING IN ‘THE SCOTSMAN’ IN MARCH 2010
The many exciting projects spearhead by Clyde Gateway will transform lives and secure a prosperous future for large swathes of Glasgow. I look forward to working with Clyde Gateway to ensure that my constituents ewap the benefits that regeneartion will bring
ANAS SARWAR MP, MEMBER FOR GLASGOW CENTRAL, NOVEMBER 2010
At a time when jobs and training opportunities are that bit harder to find, I think it is highly significant that Clyde Gateway is making extra efforts to make a difference
CLLR GEORGE RYAN, GLASGOW CITY COUNCIL EXECUTIVE MEMBER FOR BUSINESS AND THE ECONOMY, JUNE 2009
Jobs are key and I am hugely impressed by the transformation being brought about by Clyde Gateway both in the East End of Glasgow and in Rutherglen where I have my roots
JOHN MASON MSP, MEMBER FOR GLASGOW EAST, JUNE 2011
Clyde Gateway’s long term plans should provide much improved business opportunities for the east end, not just in the short term but over a much longer timescale
TONY STEWART, ENVIRONMENTAL CONULTANT, www.sustainability-in-business.co.uk NOVEMBER 2011
The momemtum provided by winning the bid for the 2014 Games has helped Clyde Gateway spearhead social, economic and physical change across the East End of Glasgow and neighbouring South Lanarkshire
STEWART STEVENSON MSP, MINISTER FOR TRANSPORT, INRASTRUCTURE
& CLIMATE CHANGE, NOVEMBER 2010
Well done Clyde Gateway for sticking to your word to get young people of the area into employment
EDITORIAL PIECE, RE-GEN NEWSPAPER MARCH 2010
We are proud to be involved with Clyde Gateway as it is an organisation really committed to the burgh of Rutherglen
ALEX DEACON, PRESIDENT RUTHERGLEN GLENCIRN JUNIORS FC, AUGUST 2009
As a Scot I am proud of what we are doing here to regenerate an area blighted by economic problems. Glasgow City Council and the Regeneration project should be congratulated on their achievements and their goals in taking on a job of this complexity
DAVID MUNDELL MP, SCOTLAND OFFICE MINISTER, JULY 2010
I’m very impressed with the plans and the vision of Clyde Gateway, particularly for bringing lots of wasted land back into productive use for housing, for jobs and for the regeneration of the river
ALEX NEIL MSP, MINISTER FOR HOUSING AND COMMUNITIES, APRIL 2009
The East End is a community which is constantly changing and improving, and much of this is down to the efforts of Clyde Gateway
CHRISTY COLE, BRIDGETON-BASED DESIGNER, www.briggsandcole.co.uk OCTOBER 2012