The first signs of spring in the Merchant City

Welcome to Merchant City & Trongate Community Council (MCTCC) – your Community Council, at the heart of Glasgow, and a warm welcome to our 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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Next Meeting

  • Community Council Meeting – June 2021
    Please register for this meeting using the link below AGENDA 1. Welcome by Chair (Duncan MacLaren)2. Apologies 3. Minutes of the last meeting, approval and action points4. Matters arising not on the agenda 5. Presentation by Lorenzo Mele, Executive Producer of the Merchant City Festival (TBC)6. Report from the Treasurer (Gerald) 7. Report on those […]

Latest News

  • City Centre Road Closures – EUFA 2020
    There will be road closures in the city centre on each of the Hampden match days (Monday 14th, Friday 18th, Tuesday 22nd and Tuesday 29th June). The roads will be closed between 0600 and 2359: Blythswood Square Albion St between George St and Ingram St Shuttle St between George St and Ingram St
  • Roadworks – Saltmarket (19 – 24 May)
    Network Rail will be carrying out work at the railway bridge on Saltmarket from 19 May – 24 May. Traffic will be controlled by traffic lights.
  • Moving Forward Spaces for People – Online Survey Now Open
    Glasgow City Council have launched an online consultation survey seeking your views on the Spaces for People physical distancing measures delivered during COVID-19, and whether any should be retained permanently. Please take this opportunity to comment on the measures that have been implemented in and around the Merchant City & Trongate area, and across any areas of Glasgow […]
  • Police Scotland launch new national division – Partnerships, Prevention and Community Wellbeing Division
    Police Scotland’s newest national division – Partnerships, Prevention and Community Wellbeing – has recently been launched. The division has been created and designed to reflect and reinforce the increasing shift within Police Scotland to adopt a public health, whole system approach to tackling many of the complex issues faced by a significant proportion of the […]
  • SPT Regional Transport Strategy Case for Change Consultation
    Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) have recently published their draft Case for Change Report for the Regional Transport Strategy, and welcome feedback on the report before 11 June 2021. SPT has a statutory duty under the Transport (Scotland) Act 2005 to produce a Regional Transport Strategy (RTS) for the west of Scotland. A new RTS […]

Latest Planning News

Community Council News

  • DRAFT MCTCC Meeting Minutes, 25 May 2021
    These draft minutes will be presented to our meeting on 29th June for approval.
  • Approved MCTCC Meeting Minutes, 27 April 2021
    Approved at our meeting on 25 May 2021
  • Community Council Meeting – May 2021
    All residents of the Merchant City & Trongate area are invited to join our meeting via Microsoft Teams. Agenda Welcome by Chair (Duncan MacLaren) Apologies Minutes of the last meeting, approval and action points Matters arising not on the agenda Report from the Treasurer (Gerald) Report on those issues forwarded to the police (Tam) Councillors’ Reports Planning Applications inc Fire […]