Working with other Friends of Parks groups and GCC. Our mission is to care, renew and advocate for The People’s Palace, Winter Gardens & Glasgow Green. We aim to preserve and enhance the park and it’s key assets – the People’s Palace and Winter Gardens
My fellow citizens we are being sold up the river. The legacy we leave our kids in failing to respond to this fraud is the destruction of our commons and the common good. A legacy that was left to us through the sacrifice of past generations so that we could enjoy their benefits. I fear if this fraud continues we may be the last generation to do so.
1. Benches are valued as public, egalitarian and free. 2. Bench-space allows people to loosely belong within the flow of city life, to see and be seen. 3. Sitting on benches supports healthy everyday routines by enabling people to spend longer outside. 4. Benches function as a social resource: they are flexible places to spend time at no cost.
The health of both mind and body has for generations been negatively effected by the space we occupy, from the degradation of the air we breathe to the abandonment to decay and vandalism of the Cultural and Historic land and buildings around us, mainly in the exploitation for corporate profit.