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05/05/2019

Glasgow City Deal: Case study - On the road again

Words: Simon Wicks
Ravenscraig visualisation

Location: Ravenscraig, a 455-hectare vacant site in North Lanarkshire, 17 miles east of Glasgow

Project: Ravenscraig Infrastructure Access project – new roads to ‘unlock’ development at one of the biggest regeneration sites in Europe

Cost: £95.9m (City Deal £66.2m/ North Lanarkshire Council £29.7m) within a larger £202m scheme

The Ravenscraig project embodies characteristic themes of Glasgow City Region’s approach to its city deal. Here there is reclamation of former industrial land in an area of high deprivation, made viable by new road infrastructure that opens the site for development.

From 1954 until 1992 Ravenscraig was a large steelworks that provided direct and indirect employment for around 10,000 peo.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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