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

  • 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 […]
  • Play by the rules – keep everyone safe
    8 September 2020 – People in Glasgow and surrounding areas need to play by the rules – as Covid cases continue to rise in the area. The warning comes from one of Scotland’s leading Public Health voices, Dr Linda de Caestecker of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Dr de Caestecker said: “We are seeing increased […]

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 […]

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