Viewpark Conservation Group
Douglas Support belongs to the people of Viewpark!
The Viewpark Conservation Group are pleased to announce we have now succeeded in our campaign to save and purchase The Historic Douglas Support (Our Glen). It has taken 19 years to do this. We realised the only way to save the estate was to buy the land and we have achieved this with the help of the Government’s new legislation - the community right to buy scheme.

This historic piece of green belt land is now safe for our future generations.

A huge thank you goes to the Blythswood Trust, also to all of the organisations and individuals along the way who have helped us achieve our goal. We will be eternally grateful to you all. We also thank YOU, the people of Viewpark and surrounding areas. You asked us to save our beloved glen and we have now achieved this. Now we have the next step of creating a safe, accessible park for all.

We look forward to celebrating with you all, as soon as COVID 19 allows, with a huge community celebration!

We are so grateful for your continued support,
From all at Viewpark Conservation Group

To help reduce the potential spread of coronavirus (COVID 19) please do not use the Historic Douglas Support Estate, the Glen, to congregate in large groups. 

Government advice is to exercise in small groups of no more than 8 while observing social distancing and hygiene and to exercise outside keeping apart from others.

It's Our Glen! Let's keep it safe!


Viewpark History

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Community Buy Out

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Welcome to Viewpark Conservation Group

The Viewpark Conservation Group aims to promote the advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science; the provision of recreational facilities, or the organisation of recreational activities, with the object of improving the conditions of life for the persons for whom the facilities or activities are primarily intended; the advancement of environmental protection or improvement

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