• Merchant City signage
  • Italia, atop the Italian Centre
  • Hutchesons, from Wilson St
  • Image of Greyfriars Garden

COVID-19 Resources

Our regularly updated information page with COVID-19 resources and links

About the Merchant City & Trongate area

History

The Merchant City of Glasgow is part of the original medieval town, and came to prominence in the 18th Century as the city grew and became more prosperous.

Merchant City – Old Glasgow sights

A guide to the Merchant City

Gallery – a selection of photographs provided by local residents

Living here