Local authority submission for low carbon Vacant and Derelict Land Investment: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Information requested

You asked for information concerning which local authorities in Scotland submitted applications to be considered for funding under the £50 million low carbon Vacant and Derelict Land Investment
Programme announced in December 2020.


The Vacant and Derelict Land Investment Programme is available on a competitive basis to all Scottish local authorities and Clyde Gateway Urban Regeneration Company who are working with communities and other partners to bring forward suitable project proposals.

I can confirm that the local authorities listed below submitted applications for 2021/22 funding. We also received applications from the Clyde Gateway URC.

City of Edinburgh Council
Clackmannanshire Council
East Renfrewshire Council
East Ayrshire Council
East Dunbartonshire Council
Falkirk Council
Glasgow City Council
Highland Council
North Ayrshire Council
North Lanarkshire Council
South Ayrshire Council
South Lanarkshire Council
West Dunbartonshire Council
West Lothian Council

You might also find it helpful to know that we recently re-opened the fund to applications for 2022/23 funding.

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Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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