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The Glasgow Canal is in North Glasgow, just 10 minutes from the city centre, and stretches from Port Dundas to Speirs Wharf, Firhill and beyond.

The area is an emerging destination, home to grass-roots and national cultural organisations, cutting-edge sports activities and Scotland’s first urban nature reserve.

The Glasgow Canal Co-op has been established with the aim of establishing a model by which organisations located around the Glasgow Canal can work together.  By working collaboratively with local organisations, residents and stakeholders the Glasgow Canal Co-op aims to unlock the potential of the canal to create a vibrant neighbourhood for people to live, work and visit.

This work is ongoing and aims to place local people and organisations at the heart of the process.

The Glasgow Canal Co-op organises the annual Glasgow Canal Festival which celebrates our historic canal and local communities.  With a packed programme of high-quality arts, heritage, environmental and watersports activities – the event reflects the businesses and activities which are based there all year round.

The Canal Co-op is also a membership organisation, representing and providing strategic direction to the cluster of unique organisations located around the canal.  Click on our members links below to find out more about who’s involved.

To keep up to date with the project and events sign up to our newsletter here, and follow us via Twitter and Instagram. You can also get more information about the history, opportunities, research and stakeholders via our resources page.

Get in contact via [email protected]