Inverclyde Business Round-Up 20/11/2017


Ardgowan secures £1 million to build world-class malt whisky distillery and visitor centre

A project to build a new lowland malt whisky distillery and visitor centre in Inverclyde took a major step forward with the award of nearly £1 million from the Scottish Government.

Source – Ardgowan Distillery 15.11.2017


James Watt Dock Marina Moves to New Phase

In February this year, a partnership between Peel Holdings and Riverside Inverclyde handed over the operation of James Watt Dock Marina (JWD) to Marina Projects. Armed with a very long lease and extensive experience in designing, developing and managing marina and boatyard complexes, the company is ready to take this historic dock into a new phase of development. 

Source - Riverside Inverclyde Blog 17.11.2017


Riverside Inverclyde to host launch of ‘Taste Inverclyde’ at Iconic Custom House

Riverside Inverclyde is delighted to announce the launch of Taste Inverclyde, a platform built to promote independent restaurants, cafés, bars, food and drink production and food tourism across Inverclyde.

Source – Riverside Inverclyde 15.11.2017


Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce Event

Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce is hosting an event on Thursday (23 November) from 5.30pm to 8pm, to provide businesses with an insight into wellbeing at work.

Source – Inverclyde Now 18.11.2017          


Gourock Golf Club opens £184k Practice Centre

Golfers are getting into the swing of things at Inverclyde’s first indoor training and practice centre.

Source – Greenock Telegraph 17.11.2017


Tanning Salon Plan for Gourock Town Centre is Approved

Planning permission has been given for an empty shop in Gourock to be turned into a tanning salon. Inverclyde Council officials approved the application for 54 Kempock Street, formerly children's clothes outlet Hairy Beastie.

Source – Inverclyde Now 17.11.2017


Port Glasgow Yard Getting Ready For Ferry Launch

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will launch the UK’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) passenger ferry at Ferguson Marine's shipyard in Port Glasgow on Tuesday (21 November).

Source – Inverclyde Now 17.11.2017


Greenock firm Stepwell expands into Lynedoch Industrial Estate

Greenock-based firm Stepwell, which operates Fresh cafes in the Oak Mall and Gourock, has signed a three-year deal with Riverside Inverclyde for one of the last-remaining units at Lynedoch Industrial Estate.

Source – Greenock Telegraph 16.11.2017


SBN Co-Founder Russell Dalgleish to speak in Inverclyde

Riverside Inverclyde is delighted to announce a speaker event with Scottish Business Network co-founder Russell Dalgleish at the Custom House in Inverclyde.

Source - Eventbrite 16.11.2017


Official Opening of Greenock’s 200 year old Custom House marks also the 10 year anniversary of Riverside Inverclyde’s successful regeneration efforts

Riverside Inverclyde celebrated not only the completion of the refurbishment of  Greenock’s Custom House, but also its 10 year anniversary at a ceremony held at the lovingly restored, 200-year old Georgian Custom House.

Source – Riverside Inverclyde 14.11.2017


New store in retail park Port Glasgow

Boots opened their new health and beauty store at Port Glasgow's retail park.

Source – Inverclyde Now 14.11.2017


New Gateway into Port Glasgow Opened

Work has been completed on the first phase of an Inverclyde Council regeneration project to create a new entrance into Port Glasgow town centre and a new civic space in front of the Town Hall.

Source – Inverclyde Council 13.11.2017


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Published: 20 November 2017