The transformation of SWG3 takes a new step with the creation of an artist’s studio

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Work to transform SWG3 and its surroundings into a street art district has taken a new step.

The next phase of the £7.1million masterplan will see a purpose-built Yard Works studio on the edge of Eastvale Place in Finnieston.

The space will provide a home for hundreds of artists to create work, as well as youth and community organizations.

The Yard Works Studio is the next step in transforming the area into a street art district and is part of the ongoing improvements SWG3 plans to make to transform it into a unique and cultural neighborhood.

Andrew Fleming-Brown, Founder and Managing Director of SWG3, said, “SWG3 is absolutely delighted with this financial support. Yardworks has played an important role in our arts program over the past few years and having the opportunity to develop a purpose-built facility to develop the program will not only benefit the region culturally, but will also have a greater social and economic impact. wide in the community. ”



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Paul Burns, Acting Deputy Director of Arts and Engagement at Creative Scotland, said: “The Yard Works studio is another important step in the development of SWG3 and especially in the regeneration of Glasgow’s shores. Combining a creative hub, quality outdoor exhibits and public murals in local neighborhoods, the proposal will bring more art to the streets, improving the way residents live, learn, work and play and attract visitors to the city.

“The redevelopment demonstrates a clear understanding of the role that art, design and creativity can play in community development. Thanks to National Lottery players, we are pleased to be able to support SWG3’s ambitious vision for the space. “

The total development cost of the Masterplan project is £7.1 million (with £3.75m raised to date) which will come from a combination of private and public sector investment.

The first phase, which consisted of major infrastructure works to improve public access and connectivity with funding from Clyde Mission, will be completed this month.

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