Community Growth Area Masterplan – Heatheryknowe, Glasgow, Scotland

This online consultation aims to inform the local community and interested parties of a proposal to develop a major housing development in the Greater Easterhouse area of North East Glasgow and seeks to gather comments and suggestions. 

Your feedback will help to inform the design process & subsequent planning application which will be made to Glasgow City Council in 2020.

All comments must be received by Friday 27th November.

About Heatheryknowe 

The masterplan area is approximately 75 hectares of agricultural land located on the north eastern edge of Glasgow and has been designated as part of a “Community Growth Area” in the adopted Glasgow City Development Plan. 

Delivery of this Community Growth Areas call for a masterplan led approach- which will identify potential physical and planning policy constraints relevant to the site known as Heatheryknowe. 

The masterplan aims to deliver on all key objectives of relevant planning policy whilst responding positively to the physical characteristics of the site.

There is a tremendous opportunity at Heatheryknowe to create a sense of place like nowhere else in the region; a place which is both sensitive to its environment & ambitious in its outlook. It will see a place where families & individuals can live sustainable & heathy lives on the edge of one of the greatest cities in the UK. 

Masterplan Vision

The masterplan will incorporate zoned housing land and see long term delivery of up to 1,500 homes. 

The development will incorporate extensive areas of usable open space and provide connectivity with links to the Seven Lochs Wetland Park, Maryston Woods and other surrounding areas of public amenity space.

The development will provide various public amenity areas for outdoor recreational activity, whilst good quality footpath and cycle links will also be provided to help remove dependency on car use.

The masterplan incorporates both nursery and nursing home facilities into the scheme, to allow residents from the area to potentially live their whole lives as part of one community. It will enable them to take ownership of their community and encourage support & integration from wider society. 

Site analysis has shown that there are four pockets of land which are suitable for development within the Heatheryknowe site and so the masterplan concept is to create four villages within the masterplan area.

Each will have their own distinct identity, sense of place & history. Each village takes its name from one of the farms which currently occupy the site.

If you have any specific questions, would like to receive more information on the development or wish to discuss the proposals, please email nicholas@manorarchitects.com & someone will contact you.

Feedback Section:

Thank you for taking the time to complete the feedback section, answer with as much detail as you can. In particular, we would like to know:

  • What are your thoughts on the provision of all types of housing in the area? (first-time buyers, family homes, apartments & homes for the elderly).
  • What (if any) community facilities are required in the area? (think about play parks, youth clubs, facilities for family’s, pensioners & the disabled).
  • What other environmental, social & economic improvements would you like to see in your area? (local jobs, better open spaces, forest walks, community support facilities)

All feedback will be treated as anonymous & your details will not be shared with anyone.