Scottish Canals

Scottish Canals signs monumental heritage agreement

A first of a kind collaboration has been agreed between Scottish Canals and Historic Environment Scotland (HES) that will pave the way for a streamlined consent process for routine repairs to historic assets.

Published 26 March 2021

£19.95m improvement works underway across Scotland’s canals

Almost £20 million of improvement works are set to get underway across Scotland’s canals this winter.

Published 25 November 2020

Work on £1.8m improvement project to begin at Caledonian Canal

Work on a £1.8 million improvement project at Gairlochy on the Caledonian Canal is set to begin this month.

Published 13 November 2020

Video: Work begins on £12m active travel bridge in Glasgow

Work has now started on a new £12 million active travel bridge over the Forth & Clyde Canal in northwest Glasgow.

Published 21 October 2020

Study details positive impact of canal regeneration on community health

The regeneration of canals and rivers in cities around the world can lead to a decrease in mortality rates in surrounding locations and reducing the gap between deprived and affluent communities, according to new research.

Published 16 July 2020

Green light for ‘landmark’ footbridge over Forth and Clyde canal

Plans for a new footbridge over the Forth & Clyde Canal near Maryhill have been given the go-ahead.

Published 20 February 2020

Maryhill development is talk of the town

A development of new homes in Maryhill is now complete and has sold out in record time.

Published 16 October 2019

Passivhaus-standard affordable housing plan lodged for Diageo’s former Dundashill distillery

West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) has submitted an application for planning permission to create 89 affordable homes at the former Diageo distillery site at Dundashill, Glasgow.

Published 31 July 2019

Contract agreed for new Winchburgh marina

A new image revealing how the planned development of a new marina at Winchburgh will look has been released after Winchburgh Developments Limited and Scottish Canals agreed a contract for the project.

Published 1 July 2019

Shipping container office space planned for Port Dundas canal

Scottish Canals has submitted plans to develop a three-storey office building made from adapted shipping containers beside the canal at Port Dundas in Glasgow.

Published 25 June 2019

Architects link up to offer Dundashill terraced home designs

Six Glasgow architecture practices have tabled innovative proposals to rethink the design of terraced housing.

Published 16 April 2019

Designs unveiled for ‘landmark’ footbridge over Forth and Clyde canal

Plans have been submitted for a new footbridge over the Forth & Clyde Canal set to permanently link three communities in the north of Glasgow for the first time since the waterway opened in 1790.

Published 4 April 2019

And finally... Engineering secrets of Falkirk Wheel to be revealed to public

The Falkirk Wheel is set to reveal its engineering secrets, with the first-ever public tour of the iconic structure’s internal workings.

Published 10 January 2019

New 600-home development begins in North Glasgow

The widespread regeneration of North Glasgow is set to continue with a 600-strong housing development now underway on the former Diageo distillery site in Port Dundas.

Published 15 October 2018

Work starts on fourth phase at Maryhill Locks

Developer Bigg Regeneration – a partnership between Scottish Canals and Places for People – has started work on the next phase of its 'Maryhill Locks' development in Glasgow.

Published 22 June 2018