Welcome to Merchant City & Trongate Community Council (MCTCC) – your Community Council, at the heart of Glasgow, and a warm welcome to our new website, whether this is your first visit or you’re a regular visitor. We hope you find something of interest – as well as the latest news affecting our community, we have links to COVID-19 resources, a local services directory and a gallery showcasing the Merchant City & Trongate areas of Glasgow.

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Latest News

  • Spaces for People – Upcoming Works in the City Centre
    21 July 2020 – As part of the Spaces for People restrictions being implemented the following road closure will be in place for the safe removal of barriers from the transport trucks:- • West Regent Street between Wellington St and Hope Street from 05:00hrs until 12:00hrs on the 23 July 2020. The road will be […]
  • Community Council Meeting – 28 July 2020
    Our Community Council meeting for July will be held on 28 July 2020 at 7m via Zoom.
  • Buses to Hospitals – updated 12 July
    Bus services to hospitals are improving in frequency – please see the latest details below.
  • Hospital visitors urged to wear face coverings as regulations are eased
    13 July 2020 – As hospital visiting regulations begin to ease from today, NHSGGC is reminding those planning to visit that they must wear a face covering. During the pandemic, the only patients who have been allowed an essential visitorhave been children, patients with a mental health issue such as dementia, a learning disability or autism […]
  • Kelvingrove Park – temporary access restrictions
    10 July 2020 – Access to Kelvingrove Park is being changed to help address concerns about the large gatherings taking place in the park this summer. Despite Covid-19 lockdown restrictions remaining place, Kelvingrove has seen thousands of people gather in the park, often without any regard for physical distancing. Entry points to the park will […]

Latest Planning News

Community Council News

  • Community Council Meeting – 28 July 2020
    Our Community Council meeting for July will be held on 28 July 2020 at 7m via Zoom.
  • Community Council Meeting – 30 June 2020 – Agenda
    Merchant City & Trongate Community Council will hold their monthly meeting on Tuesday 30th June at 7pm via Zoom. Please contact us to receive the meeting link. Welcome by Chair (Duncan MacLaren) Apologies Minutes of the last meeting, checking on action points and approval Matters arising not on the agenda Report from the Treasurer, (Gerald) Presentation by Ian Elder (GCC) […]
  • Community Council Meeting – 30th June 2020
    The next community council meeting will be held on Tuesday 30th June at 7p, via Zoom. Full details will be published about 1 week beforehand.
  • Community Council Meeting 26 May 2020 @ 7pm – Agenda
    All residents of the Merchant City & Trongate area are invited to join us for our May Community Council meeting on Tuesday 26th May at 7pm. The meeting will be held online (on your computer, tablet, smartphone or telephone. Please contact us to request the registration link. Please review our guide to Zoom meetings before joining. Agenda Welcome by Chair […]
  • Agenda – Community Council Meeting 26 May 2020 @ 7pm
    All residents of the Merchant City & Trongate area are invited to attend the Community Council meeting on Tuesday 26th May at 7pm. The meeting is being held online. To request registration details, please contact us. Agenda Welcome by Chair Apologies Minutes of the last meeting (5 minutes) and approval Matters arising not on the agenda Report from the Treasurer […]