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

  • Getting the flu vaccine 2020
    4 October 2020 – From NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Please do not contact MCTCC about your flu jab. Please contact NHS on 0141 201 4180 or email adult.flu@ggc.scot.nhs.uk Due to restrictions around physical distancing and stopping the potential spread of infection, the way in which we will be carrying out the vaccination programme has changed. […]
  • 7 October 2020 – Glasgow – a new vision for transport, people and place – webinar
    Glasgow: a new vision for transport, people and placeOrganised by Landor LINKSWednesday  7th October: 10.00 – 12.00  Glasgow City Council is holding a Public Conversation on the city’s transport future, to help inform and shape new transport plans for the City.  Join this webinar on People and Place on 7thOctober 2020 and be part of the conversation. […]
  • Connecting Communities – Public Conversation
    21 September 2020 Glasgow City Council is preparing a set of new transport plans for the City – an overarching Glasgow Transport Strategy, a City Centre Transformation Plan and Liveable Neighbourhoods Plan. A Public Conversation on the city’s transport future will run for six weeks from 21stSeptember to 30th October 2020. The aim of this public engagement is to […]
  • Consultation on Licensing of Short Term Lets
    The Scottish Government have launched a consultation on the licensing of short term lets: https://www.gov.scot/news/regulation-of-short-term-lets/ The Scottish Government’s proposals include a mandatory licensing scheme to ensure that all short-term lets are safe and to address issues faced by neighbours. The regulations, if passed by Parliament, would come into force by April 2021. These would also […]
  • Website maintenance – complete
    We’re back up and running, though our email is still not available – please message us on Facebook and Twitter 9 September 2020 – our website may be unavailable for a period of time from 11 September onwards, due to maintenance being carried out. You will always be able to find us on Facebook and […]

Latest Planning News

  • Consultation on Licensing of Short Term Lets
    The Scottish Government have launched a consultation on the licensing of short term lets: https://www.gov.scot/news/regulation-of-short-term-lets/ The Scottish Government’s proposals include a mandatory licensing scheme to ensure that all short-term lets are safe and to address issues faced by neighbours. The regulations, if passed by Parliament, would come into force by April 2021. These would also […]
  • Reminder – have your say on future plans for the King St NCP Car Park site
    Local residents are invited to give their view on proposed plans for the King St NCP Car Park Site – comments are welcome via the site below by 31st July http://kingstreetcarpark.scot
  • King Street Car Park – Pre-application consultation
    3rd July 2020 – Vengada Estates Limited are proposing a mixed use development on the King Street NCP Car Park site. The proposals include residential flats, office, hotel, and retail amongst others. They would like to invite us all to join the public consultation to learn about the site vision and input our thoughts. This […]

Community Council News

  • Community Council Meeting – Tuesday 27th October at 7pm
    The meeting will be held via Zoom. Please send us a message to receive the registration link. Agenda 1. Welcome by Chair (Duncan MacLaren)2. Apologies3. Minutes of the last meeting, approval and action points4. Matters arising not on the agenda5. Report from the Treasurer (Gerald)6. Report on those issues forwarded to the police (Tam)7. Merchant City Park update (Peter and […]
  • Community Council Meeting – 29th September 2020
    All residents in the Merchant City & Trongate area are invited to join us for our September Community Council meeting, to be held via Zoom on Tuesday 29th September 2020. To receive the registration link, please contact us. 1. Welcome by Chair (Duncan MacLaren) 2. Apologies  3. Minutes of the last meeting, approval and action points 4. Matters arising not […]
  • MCTCC Meeting Minutes – 25 August 2020