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East Renfrewshire's project totals £44 million investment

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M77 Strategic Corridor

East Renfrewshire's £44 million investment is focused on six key projects around the M77 Strategic Corridor, designed to provide economic benefits through employment, recreational, tourism, residential and business opportunities.


1.    Levern Works

Vacant land prepared for private investment

  • Modern, flexible commercial units of 72 sqm (995 sqft) available at Crossmill Business Park
  • 17-acre former factory site now suitable for business, retail and leisure opportunities

As well as investment from Glasgow City Region City Deal, this project has been funded and supported by Scottish Ministers, COSLA, the Scottish Government Regeneration Capital Grant Fund.


2.    Dams to Darnley Country Park

Transformation of East Ren's hidden gem into a must visit leisure destination

  • Wake Park, Visitor Centre and Boardwalk
  • Enhanced accessibility through road, cycle and pedestrian improvements
  • Leisure, tourism and business opportunities


3.    Enhanced Road Network

Improving connections between communities

  • Improved surface transport connectivity between Barrhead and Newton Mearns and the M77


4.    New Railway Station

Improving access to jobs, services and communities

  • New purpose built rail station and bus interchange at Barrhead South on Glasgow to Neilston line
  • Will serve existing communities and new development of 1,050 homes
  • Excellent commuter links to Glasgow city centre
  • Improved leisure access to Country Park


5.    Greenlaw Business Centre

Meeting a growing demand for flexible business space

  • Business incubation hub coming to Newton Mearns
  • Modern office and workshop space
  • Support for start-ups and micro businesses


6.    Foundry Links

Enhancing business and learning opportunities

  • Will extend the success of Barrhead Foundry by creating additional business space, learning opportunities and other services in Barrhead town centre


For more information and updates see East Renfrewshire website 

Contact: Anne McAleer, Development Team Leader -