But we are not alone. We are lucky that there are many other
organisations - from Housing Associations and Scottish Opera to
community groups and local schools - who share our view that our
chances of success are better when we work together.
The Glasgow Canal Regeneration Project is a Joint
Venture Partnership between Glasgow City Council and ISIS Waterside
Regeneration, supported by British Waterways Scotland.
ISIS is the UK's leading waterside property developer,
specialising in the regeneration of waterside brownfield sites in
Launched at the Urban Summit in the Autumn of 2002, with a £100
million of initial equity investment from British Waterways, Amec
and Aviva Investors' Igloo Fund, we are now revitalising more than
170 acres of land in 9 towns and cities across the UK.
Our portfolio builds on the natural strengths of the country's
waterways and offers well-designed, affordable, high-quality,
aspiration and energy-efficient businesses and residential
As a regeneration specialist, ISIS strives to optimise the
commercial value of our developments whilst remaining dedicated to
establishing or renewing sustainable waterside communities. 50% of
our returns are re-invested by British Waterways into re-vitalising
Britain's rivers and canals.
Named after the Egyptian goddess of rebirth and rejuvenation,
ISIS seeks to regenerate some of the key brown-field sites across
the UK and bring new life to desolate areas.
We want Glasgow to flourish as a modern, multi-cultural,
metropolitan city of opportunity, achievement, culture and sporting
excellence where citizens and businesses thrive and visitors are
British Waterways Scotland is the Scottish arm of British
Waterways, a public corporation. In Scotland, British Waterways
cares for more than 200 miles of Scotland's canals and is
accountable to the Scottish Executive. The Executive's
document, 'Scotland's Canals - An Asset for the Future' was
published in November 2002 and recognises the potential of the
inland waterways for delivering widespread social, economic and
environmental improvements, and endorses British Waterways'
partnership approach to unlocking the potential of inland
British Waterways Scotland balances the conservation of waterway
heritage and environment with developing commercial opportunities
which generate new income to reinvest in the waterways for further
sustainable regeneration and restoration.