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Sauchiehall District
Pilot Regeneration Framework
introduce new recreational and physcial outdoor spaces
Introduce new Informal play and gathering spaces
Introduce new stre...
Sauchiehall workshop presentation
Sauchiehall workshop presentation
Sauchiehall workshop presentation
Sauchiehall workshop presentation
Sauchiehall workshop presentation
Sauchiehall workshop presentation
Sauchiehall workshop presentation
Sauchiehall workshop presentation
Sauchiehall workshop presentation
Sauchiehall workshop presentation
Sauchiehall workshop presentation
Sauchiehall workshop presentation
Sauchiehall workshop presentation
Sauchiehall workshop presentation
Sauchiehall workshop presentation
Sauchiehall workshop presentation
Sauchiehall workshop presentation
Sauchiehall workshop presentation
Sauchiehall workshop presentation
Sauchiehall workshop presentation
Sauchiehall workshop presentation
Sauchiehall workshop presentation
Sauchiehall workshop presentation
Sauchiehall workshop presentation
Sauchiehall workshop presentation
Sauchiehall workshop presentation
Sauchiehall workshop presentation
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Sauchiehall workshop presentation

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Yesterday saw Gehl Architects, commissioned by Glasgow City Council, unveil the draft Regeneration Framework for the Sauchiehall and Garnethill area of the city centre.

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Sauchiehall workshop presentation

  1. 1. Sauchiehall District Pilot Regeneration Framework
  2. 2. introduce new recreational and physcial outdoor spaces Introduce new Informal play and gathering spaces Introduce new street trees and planting Introduce new green links and pocket parks Create continuous and linked pavements/consistent cycle path system/connect north/south streets/create a great pedestrian network/barrier free environment/reduced car speed/ Create north/south streets strong connectors from the main spine to important destinations Focus on creating hooks that can invite and connect the district across difficult traffic barriers Implement direct paths into the district – these hooks need to be strategically, socially and physically related to the street network in the district, to amenities and live/work locations and to recreational opportunities. Undertake temporary closure of selected access routes Remove of access ramps for land release and future develoment Introduce reduced traffic speeds Make it easier to change from one public transport system to another by creating new transport hubs/or by good pedestrian access between exchange points Ensure safe and at grade access for pedestrians and bikes to and from public transport hubs Improve the traffic information at transport hubs Improve way finding to and from public transport by placing signs at central locations at the human scale and at eye level Connect popular destinations and public transport with good pedestrian infrastructure Develop bike path system all streets have enough space to integrate bike paths De clutter streets Make a hierarchy of street typologies catering for all transport modes according to the local context Shift focus from the car priority to pedestrian accessibility offering better accessibility for public transport Define low speed/protected areas with reduced traffic speeds to improve pedestrian safety and accessibility – enable pedestrian crossing at grade Introduce new public benches Introduce parklets Create a new balance between the traffic modes it the street and introduce bicycle paths and updated pavements Introduce new play streets and school safety zones Introduce new bike parking

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