About Glasgow's Canal

First opened in 1790, the Forth & Clyde canal was vital to the growth of Glasgow and the industrial boom of this time. Now, regeneration is transforming Glasgow's canal into a fantastic waterside environment, enjoyed by those living in, working in and visiting Glasgow.

Map of Glasgow's Canal

View the interactive map of Glasgow's Canal to find out more about the canal area. Or select a location below to visit the project page.

Maryhill LocksThe Maryhill BigmanMayhill Burgh HallsFirhill StadiumQueens Cross Glue FactorySpeirs Locks MasterplanWhisky BondPaddlesports CentrePhoenix Flowers
  • Regeneration is breathing new life into the communities on Glasgow's other waterfront! See the difference and find out about new places to live along the canal.

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  • An alternative, lively cultural quarter is emerging at Speirs Locks. Explore what’s on offer there and elsewhere. Discover what the canal itself has to offer to visitors.

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  • Glasgow’s canal represents a whole stream of investment opportunities, linked together by the canal. Find out more about what’s happening and how your business or organisation might get involved.

  • We’re not interested in superficial change, we’re committed to making a real difference. Already vital regeneration projects are changing this part of the city and more are planned.

    Making change

News & Features

  • Glasgow Paddlesports Centre

    A brand new paddlesports centre at Pinkston Basin on Glasgow's canal will create kayaking opportunities right in the heart of the city.

  • Whisky Bond

    The Whisky Bond is being transformed into a creative factory for Glasgow, a nerve centre providing a home to artists, a place for like minded entrepreneurs to run a business, and an accessible venue and gallery for a wide audience to enjoy.