Glasgow's George square may be closed to traffic permanently

George Square would be permanently pedestrianised under plans being looked at by Glasgow City Council.

George Square in Glasgow. Picture: John Devlin

The local authority is considering the move after the square was closed to traffic for the European Championships.

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A consultation process will be held on the proposal.

Pedestrianising the square could have a 
significant effect on businesses.

George Square is one of the most prominent public spaces in Scotland and sits next to Queen Street railway station.