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Urban Greenspace – Viewpark Conservation Group, North Lanarkshire

Viewpark Conservation Group in North Lanarkshire purchased The Douglas Support Estate in 2021. Known as ‘Our Glen’ by locals, it is a treasured greenspace. Viewpark Conservation Group, which has over 2,200 members, has worked for many years to secure the area for the local community. This case study looks at their purchase, the challenges they faced and what they are up to now.