Plantation Productions captured this footage on their recent visit to the Pattern Maker’s shop, as part of a film they are making about the restoration of the Elder Park entranceway. The Pattern Maker specialises in making traditional wooden patterns for architectural cast iron. … Continued
The K13 Memorial Returns
Great to see the return of the K13 memorial to Elder Park. You’ll see a lot more work happening over the next few weeks as part of the Elder Park Entrance Restoration. We’re excited to see it all beginning to come … Continued
Govan Road shops transformed
As work approaches completion on the first phase of 10 traditional shopfront improvements on Govan Road, the good news is work starts in May 21 to improve 16 more shops along Burleigh Street and Harmony Row. See the transformation in our latest Newsletter and find out … Continued
Ready Steady Water Row!
Ground works are due to commence in May 2021 in preparation for the first phase of development at Water Row. You may be aware that Govan Housing Association intends to develop the east site of Water Row, where the informal car park … Continued
How it started vs. how it’s going
Great to see the frieze for the Elder Park gates taking shape. Take a look for yourself!
Working at Scale
The stonemason engaged to restore and repair stonework on the park piers (pillars) has been carefully cleaning the fish scaled caps of moss and algae. These stones cap the piers, and form the bases for the lamps which will light … Continued
Stone Flowers are in Bloom!
With Spring bringing blossom to Elder Park, flowers are also coming to life in the stonemason’s yard where work is being done to restore the frieze courses on the entranceway pillars. The flowers featured in the original carving have been … Continued
Painting the Town Red!
Careful analysis of the paintwork on the Govan road gate to Elder Park has revealed the original colour, a burgundy red. Referring to an early postcard it can also be assumed that this same red was used as a decorative … Continued
All of Us, Govan
All of Us, Govan is a new campaign being delivered as part of the Together for Childhood project alongside a wide range of local partners. The campaign aims to encourage parents who could do with extra help to speak out. … Continued
Brand new directory for Govan
The brand new Govan Thriving Place Support Directory will be delivered to all households in the greater Govan area in coming weeks. Find out more, and check out the digital PDF here In other exciting recent news the Govan Volunteer Bank … Continued