About the Merchant City & Trongate Community Council

Who are we?

 

 We are a residents’ forum and pressure group for the Merchant City & Trongate area of Glasgow. We are consulted officially by Glasgow City Council on planning and licensing applications and we are the residents’representatives on outside bodies/committee. 

 

We operate within the Merchant City and Trongate boundary as illustrated.

 

Our activities include:

 

Improving the area:

  • Working with restaurants and bars to clear the pavements of large refuge bins
  • Supporting the development of Greyfriar’s Garden
  • Greening empty site at Wilson Street/Candleriggs

  

Events:

  • Getting involved every year with the organisation

of the Merchant City Festival

  • Running the Christmas Window Competition

 

Who are we?

 

 We are a residents’ forum and pressure group for the Merchant City & Trongate area of Glasgow. We are consulted officially by Glasgow City Council on planning and licensing applications and we are the residents’representatives on outside bodies/committee. 

 

We operate within the Merchant City and Trongate boundary as illustrated below:

Our activities include:

 

Improving the area:

  • Working with restaurants and bars to clear the pavements of large refuge bins
  • Supporting the development of Greyfriar’s Garden
  • Greening empty site at Wilson Street/Candleriggs

  

Events:

  • Getting involved every year with the organisation

of the Merchant City Festival

  • Running the Christmas Window Competition