Among Scotland's best places to live….
vibrant towns, top performing schools & award winning parks
One of Scotland’s most desirable places to live, East Renfrewshire also offers an excellent environment to do business.
East Renfrewshire is situated in a highly accessible location, 20 minutes from both Glasgow city centre and airport, and connected to the M77.
A vibrant area with a growing population of over 95,000 people, East Renfrewshire is an ideal location for investment and business growth. It features a highly qualified local labour market, a variety of flexible business locations, access to Scotland’s top performing schools and a strong housing market.
City Deal Projects
A programme of ambitious Glasgow City Region City Deal projects has been developed to stimulate economic growth in East Renfrewshire. Planned projects will improve transport links, increase leisure opportunities, support business development, create jobs and unlock residential land.
East Renfrewshire’s City Deal projects total £44 million investment. The Council’s overarching programme is entitled the M77 Strategic Corridor
Vacant land in Barrhead prepared for business growth and commercial investment with the construction of new commercial units at Crossmill Business Park, Barrhead and the preparation of a 17-acre former factory site for business, retail and leisure opportunities.
The Greenlaw Works
Flexible new workspace created in Newton Mearns to boost business growth.
Balgraystone Road improvement
Supporting residential development in Barrhead and improving accessibility to the Country Park and planned rail station.
Aurs Road improvement
Improving local connections between Newton Mearns and Barrhead and allowing visitor facilities at the Country Park.
Country Park visitor facilities
New visitor facilities at Dams to Darnley Country Park to enhance tourism and leisure opportunities.
New railway station at Barrhead South
A new purpose-built rail station and bus interchange is planned at Barrhead South, on the Glasgow to Neilston line.
New road connections
Exploring opportunities to improve transport links.