‘Rain Gardens’ Update

Measures to improve surface water drainage were given planning permission. The measures include ‘rain gardens’ on the roadside on Aikenhead Road and Kings Park Avenue.  See our previous post on this topic here. As of July 2018, it was anticipated that work would start January 2019. Here we pass on answers to issues raised by MoFloCoCo,…

Research on Mount Florida

MoFloCoCo collaborated with Caroline Downey, an Edinburgh University Masters student, on a research project. Caroline’s dissertation looks at the different ways of measuring deprivation, and what the available data tells us about Mount Florida. You can read it here: SIMD and Beyond, A printed copy of the dissertation has also been made available in Langside Library. Get…

Rain Gardens on Aikenhead Road

MoFloCoCo recently became of GCC’s application for planning permission to build ‘rain gardens’ and a storm water storage basin on Aikenhead Road. The period for public responses has closed. We believe a great many people are still unaware of the plans so we want to share the information we have gathered. There is still time to…