New Homes in Glasgow
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As Scotland’s largest, new homes in Glasgow are surrounded by social, cultural and industrial activity, alongside great transport connections. Glasgow has even been ranked in the top 60 global cities for quality of life.
For proximity to top-class attractions, new homes in Glasgow are an ideal choice. Across the years the city has received many accolades, such as ‘the UK’s coolest city’ and ‘European Capital of Culture’, and offers a great diversity that’s been enjoyed by millions. From cultural highlights including the National Theatre of Scotland to architectural wonders like Glasgow Cathedral and the delights of the Glasgow Science Centre, the city has something for everyone.
Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park provide great weekend getaways, as close as 40 minutes’ drive from the city centre. There’s also a great choice of music venues, restaurants and bars throughout.
Shopping in Glasgow has been called the UK’s best outside of London. For everyday essentials, all areas have a good range of local stores, with the city centre a mixture of famous name brands and smaller independents. Supermarkets ranging from discounters to high-end are not hard to find, and there are plenty of out-of-town retail centres too. Silverburn, Braehead and Glasgow Fort also offer leisure facilities including cinemas, gyms and restaurants.
Glasgow has a number of hospitals, including the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. Local health board, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, has been ranked as one of the top 3 such institutions in the UK. The city’s police presence is maintained by a large number of local offices and the Police Scotland headquarters in Dalmarnock.
The city is home to the University of Glasgow, University of Strathclyde and Glasgow Caledonian University, among other highly-rated educational institutions.
It takes around 90 minutes to drive from Glasgow to the England/ Scotland border, and approximately an hour to the Scottish capital, Edinburgh. The city is also a 35 minutes’ drive from Stirling, and west coast towns such as Ayr and Troon are within 45-50 minutes.
Getting around the city itself is made easy with an integrated subway, bus and train network – you can buy one ticket which allows you unlimited use of all of these. Rail links are great as well, with Edinburgh reachable in less than an hour and direct services to London Euston in four and a half to five hours. For international travel, Glasgow Airport is just over 10 miles west of the city centre, serving more than 100 global destinations.