Living in Glasgow’s Southside

Glasgow’s Southside offers all the benefits of a residential setting within the heart of a lively community. Pollokshaws is a safe, family friendly suburb but within easy reach of the city centre. It’s a  quieter area of Glasgow with a rural feeling of community and when it comes property, you’ll get more for your money than you will in the city. The Southside has an abundance of history from Pollok Park to Hampden Park.

There is a wide choice of shops, restaurants and entertainment in the Pollok area and if that doesn’t satisfy then the exceptional transport links will take you to the city centre in a matter of minutes.

The southside has become a magnet for young professionals and families looking for a residential setting close to Glasgow’s amenities and with affordable housing options. Pollokshaws is an up-and-coming area that strikes a great balance of affordability and lifestyle as well as offering a great return on investment when purchasing your first home.


Transport in the area is easily accessible, with frequent buses, trains and road links to keep the Southside well-connected to the heart of Glasgow. There are also park and ride options from a variety of locations close to Pollokshaws.

Sport and leisure

Living in Pollokshaws, you’re never far away from a green space or sporting facility. Glasgow has more green space per mile than any other UK city and 20% of Glasgow’s land area is dedicated to urban green space including cycle routs, parks and rail and road corridors. The Highlands are just 45 minutes away and you can also reach the coast within an hour.

If golf is your game then this is an ideal location, with many golf courses within easy reach of Glasgow. It’s also home to many world-renowned football and rugby clubs as well as Scotland’s national football team.

Music and culture

Glasgow is Scotland’s cultural heart. It is home to the National Theatre of Scotland, The Royal Scottish National Orchestra, The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Scottish Ballet and Scottish Opera. There are several concert halls and theatres within easy reach of Pollokshaws and two of the finest civic art collections in Europe can be found at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and the Burrell Collection.

The riverside is home to the Transport museum, Science Centre, IMAX cinema, the SSE Hydro and a range of bars and restaurants close by.

Shopping and nightlife

Pollokshaws Living is very close to Silverburn Shopping Centre with a range of retail outlets to suit every budget. Whether you’re shopping for yourself or your family, you’ll find many of the UK’s best known stores including Debenhams, TK Maxx, Marks and Spencer, Next, Zara and New Look alongside some of the higher end outlets such as Flannels and Hobbs.

Silverburn also has a range of jewellers, independent stalls, restaurants and the Cineworld cinema chain so you catch the latest movies. Springfield Quay is just a short ride down the motorway where you’ll find Bowling, an Odeon cinema and restaurants. If skiing is your thing, Xscape in Braehead has a ski slope and there is a dry ski slope at Bellahouston.

Glasgow’s culinary offering is imaginative and varied and the range of choice is breathtaking, with new restaurants and bars popping up on a regular basis. What’s more Glasgow is seen as one of the UK’s best cities for shopping!


Our high anticipated launch of Pollokshaws launched this week. Due to the unprecedented level of interest, properties will be reserved by appointment only on a first come first served basis by calling 0141 530 4000. All appointments will be scheduled for the 8th & 9th of February at the Burgh Hall, 2025 Pollokshaws Road, G43 1NE.

To reserve a property, a payment of £1000 reservation fee will be required, preferably payable by card.  This fee is non-negotiable but will be deducted from the final price of the property.

We will also require copies of a photo ID, a recent proof of address and your Solicitor’s details.

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