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