Laurieston Project – Partners, Plan, Players

Laurieston = Transformational Regeneration Area (TRA) in Glasgow

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Peter McCaughey – lead Artist of WAVEparticle and ‘Art & Living: Laurieston’

“Laurieston has seen unprecedented change over the last 20 years. Our approach in developing the art strategy for the area has been to try and unearth the hidden potential in the underused places and stalled spaces throughout.

“The SO IT IS exhibition (see below) is a fantastic demonstration of the potential these venues have as creative spaces and of the artistic talent in our city.”

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Janice Russell – director of Urban Union (key partner in redevelopment of Laurieston)

“Our aim is to create a new community in this part of Glasgow and art plays a key role in creating new places and bringing that vision to life.

“Peter’s understanding of the area, its rich history and of how art can transform a community, continues to bring fresh approaches to the ongoing development of Laurieston.”

Excerpt from Laurieston Living website:

What type of housing is being built?

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The development will consist of a mixture of housing which will include housing for affordable rent and private housing for sale.Will there be high-rise blocks?

No. The development will consist of a mixture of housing but none of this will be situated in high-rise blocks.What materials are being used for the housing?

The houses and flats have a brick finish.

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