Archive for July, 2017

18

Jul

ibis Styles Glasgow Centre West to debut next summer

AccorHotels has announced the new ibis Styles Glasgow Centre West will open to guests in summer 2018. The site is currently disused offices on Waterloo Street, Glasgow and will undergo a major redevelopment over the coming months. The hotel, which will include 137 bedrooms and a restaurant and bar,...


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13

Jul

Smarter living on Glasgow’s horizon

Glasgow has recently received €4.1 million for the development of sustainable solutions in a new smart street district in the city. The grant was awarded as part of the EU Horizon 2020 programme and is for demonstration projects where Information and Communication Technology (ICT), energy and mobility are being...


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12

Jul

ScottishPower’s new Glasgow HQ officially opened

ScottishPower’s new Glasgow headquarters have officially opened on St Vincent St. The company’s new HQ has brought together 1,650 employees previously spread across a number of separate sites in Scotland, enabling better collaboration on future technologies. The St Vincent Street building, which is the largest single-use office to be...


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12

Jul

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Glasgow Airport breaks another record as June passenger numbers top 1 million for first time

For the first time in its 51-year history Glasgow Airport recorded more than one million passengers in the month of June, representing a 5.7% increase on the same period in 2016. Demand for EU-scheduled services increased by 16.1% thanks to additional capacity on city-break destinations including Berlin, Amsterdam, Dublin,...


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12

Jul

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Insurance sector in Glasgow ‘one of the most important’ in the UK outside London

Research by the Association of British Insurers finds 9 per cent of the city’s workforce have jobs in insurance and other long-term savings Glasgow has been revealed as one of the most important areas outside London for the UK’s insurance and long-term savings industry. New analysis commissioned by the...


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03

Jul

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Manufacturing contract for Type 26 Global Combat Ship awarded to BAE Systems

BAE Systems has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence worth £3.7 billion to manufacture the first three ships for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship programme, with steel being cut on the first ship in Glasgow in the coming weeks. This provides a strong foundation...


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Glasgow improves its infrastructure with Innovate UK

Innovate UK selected Glasgow as its 2013 Future City competition winner, beating 29 other cities, for a £24 million...Read More

Glasgow Airport invests £1.4m to improve central security area

Work on a £1.4 million project to increase capacity in Glasgow Airport’s Central Search facility in the main terminal...Read More

Plans for Glasgow Connectivity Commission to transform city centre

Measures to transform Glasgow’s city centre and cement its role as one of the leading destinations in Europe will...Read More

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