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Govan Partick Opening Bridge Scheme 2020

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What is it?

Please note this consultation closed on Friday 15th May 2020

Glasgow City Council proposes to make a scheme under Section 75(3)(a) of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 promoting the construction of, as a public road, an opening bridge over the navigable waters of the River Clyde between Govan and Partick, Glasgow and for regulating the operation of the opening bridge.

The title of the scheme is Glasgow City Council Govan Partick Opening Bridge Scheme 2020.


The consultation is being carried out by Glasgow City Council. 

A copy of the proposed Scheme and plans showing the location of the proposed new opening bridge are available on the right hand column under related documents.

This consultation closed on Friday 15th of May 2020. 

The Council is currently undertaking a Pre-Application Consultation in relation to the Marine Licence that will be required for construction of the Govan Partick Opening Bridge.  Details of the consultation can be found here.  



Enquiries should be addressed to Glasgow City Council by clicking here.


Any objections to the confirmation of the Scheme must be made in writing to the Scottish Ministers.  The objections should state:

  • the title of the scheme "Glasgow City Council Govan Partick Opening Bridge Scheme 2020"
  • the name and address of the objector
  • the matters to which they relate and
  • the grounds on which they are objecting to

Comments and Objections must be received by Friday 15th of May 2020.

These should be addressed to:

Roads Policy Team
Roads Directorate
Transport Scotland
58 Port Dundas Road
GLASGOW  G4 0HF or by Email to





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