Monthly Archives: October 2015

Wide Interest in the Future of Govan Graving Docks


We have recently learned that Govan Community Council have been discussing the future of Govan Graving Docks for several months. However while this is most encouraging, apart from their Secretary’s attendance at a steering group meeting we set up earlier this year, there appears to have been surprisingly no mention in their discussions of the heritage park campaign or the Clyde Docks Preservation Initiative. Their published minutes show they have been discussing the graving docks at least since March 2015 and the timing seems to suggest it is the heritage park campaign (and the petition launched in April 2014) that has put the site on everyone’s radar. Yet so far they have not invited The Clyde Docks Preservation Initiative to participate in or inform their discussions.

We welcome Govan Community Council’s endorsement in their discussions of our strategic objective to protect the heritage of Govan Graving Docks. We also look…

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