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Case Study – The benefits of CPO and what more is needed

Duncan Thomson Group Manager – Private Sector Neighbourhoods, Regeneration & Sustainability at Glasgow City Council talks about the benefits of CPO and what more is needed. At Glasgow City Council we have been at the forefront of using compulsory purchase orders (CPOs) to tackle the problems of long-term vacant properties, increasing affordable housing supply and…


CPOs in Glasgow

There have been 52 promoted orders to date. The Greater Pollok and Southside Central wards have been the main focus. CPOs have been promoted 14 times in Greater Pollok and on 12 occasions in Southside Central over the last three years.  The full breakdown of CPOs by council ward is: • Greater Pollok – 14…