Monthly Archives: November 2015

Response to Sunday Herald Article


Sunday Herald Article
1 November 2015
“Campaigners in bid to preserve docks’ heritage and secure Unesco world status”

Response to the Article by the Clyde Docks Preservation Initiative

We are greatly encouraged that a national newspaper has taken an interest in our proposals for the restoration of Govan Graving Docks.

We welcome wider input into our consultation from a range of local and national organisations, from the local community and from the maritime sector. However our efforts are not helped by certain City Councillors who appear to be intent on orchestrating a smear campaign against us (as well as against organisations we are collaborating with) and on manipulating local organisations for the purposes of their own political agendas.

CDPI has no wish to exclude the community from our proposals. We have launched an online consultation and have encouraged people to participate. Our overall conversation has been wide ranging and has…

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