People, Place and Prosperity in the East End of Glasgow

Clark, J. and Kearns, A. (2014) People, Place and Prosperity in the East End of Glasgow. Project Report. GoWell/ Glasgow Centre for Population Health, Glasgow.

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Abstract

Both Glasgow City Council and the Scottish Government have made the east end of Glasgow a particular (though not the only) focus for legacy from the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

In order to achieve local legacy impacts, preparations for the Games themselves have been integrated with a regeneration strategy for the east end, and developments and other activities in the area have been underway since the award of the Games to Glasgow in 2007.

This report is part of a study, GoWell in the East End, which started in 2012 and is due to continue until 2017. The report examines the likelihood of the Games, and associated regeneration activities, having economic impacts upon the east end in the short-term and the medium- to long-term.

Item Type:Research Reports or Papers (Project Report)
Keywords:evaluation, urban regeneration, economic development, mega-events, Commonwealth Games, Glasgow
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Kearns, Professor Ade and Clark, Dr Julie
Authors: Clark, J., and Kearns, A.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Social and Political Sciences > Urban Studies
Publisher:GoWell/ Glasgow Centre for Population Health
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2014 The Authors
Publisher Policy:Reproduced with the permission of the authors

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