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Govanhill Community Development Trust

Area of Operation:

Govanhill, Glasgow,
Greater Glasgow & Clyde Valley

Established:
1991
Population:
8,500
Number of Staff:
3

How We Started

The Trust is a wholly owned subsidiary of Govanhill Housing Association and was initially established to develop physical, social, economic and environmental regeneration initiatives additional to the mainstream housing development and improvement programmers in the Govanhill area of Glasgow.

What We Do

The Trust owns, leases and manages a portfolio of commercial offices and workspaces for small and medium sized enterprises and provides supported accommodation for homeless women.  The Trust also provides a Factoring service to private residential and commercial proprietors.  The Trust's commercial activities support the development of community initiatives and projects which respond to identified local priorities.  The Trust is engaged in a range of activities including:

  • Community Development, Empowerment and Capacity Building
  • Projects and Programs in learning, training, education, recycling and environment, youth work, employability, addictions, community engagement.
  • Working in partnership to deliver and create a range of opportunities that enable local people to improve and develop their own quality of life.

Our Assets

  • Govanhill Workspace 18 Units
  • Supported accommodation for homesless women - 15 units
  • Samaritan House Offices 3 units
  • Forsylth Housing Offices 1 Unit
  • Victoria Court Workspace 9 Units

Contact Details

Ken MacDougall
Development and Regeneration Manager

Tel:
0141 636 3675
Email:
kmacdougall [at] govanhillha [dot] org
Website:

Tags associated with Govanhill Community Development Trust:
Community housing, Workspaces

Last Updated: Tue, 09/08/2011 - 09:56