Roystonhill Spire aerial view

This film is a birds-eye view of the area from over the Roystonhill Spire clock tower – made for Doors Open Day Festival in September 2021 ?

Our area in autumn

Photos from the Spire Park, Royston Road, Rosemount Business Park and Glenconner Park – around the area of Royston, Glasgow. Roystonhill Spire is maintained for the community by Rosemount Development Trust and the Spire Park is free and open year-round. You can find out more about the stone sculptures on our historical interpretation panels and […]

Doors Open Day photos

Some pics from last weekend – our first time participating in ‘Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival’ #GDODF21 Thanks to everyone who came along – our ‘Doors Open’ volunteers Laura & Gordon, Pauline at the Hub on the Hill Cafe and Spire View for their help. We got a great response – people travelling to see Roystonhill Spire, […]

Spire Park mosaics

Works in progress – next week will see the completion of the wonderful mosaics, and annual maintenance work on the Spire, in preparation for Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival on 19th September. Artist Jane McInally worked with local people of all ages, researching the history of the area for inspiration in creating the mosaics. There will […]

Construction of Rosemount Business Park

Looking back at photos taken in 1998-99 during the construction of Rosemount Business Park. In 1997 the local charity Rosemount Development Trust had achieved 100% occupancy at the Millburn Centre, a former school building converted for local businesses. It set up a subsidiary, also a charity, Rosemount Workspace Limited to create new business premises on the […]

155th Anniversary

Birds-eye view – a photo taken from the Roystonhill Spire by our steeplejacks. Today we commemorate that on 8th June 1866 – 155 years ago – the church on Roystonhill opened. The view must have looked very different back then. What is now called Roystonhill Spire is the only remaining part of Townhead-Blochairn Parish Church, […]

History boards

Our boards have arrived! They will soon be installed in the Spire Park along with 12 beautiful mosaic panels which were created from community workshops on local history. The Spire Park public art and heritage project is funded by National Lottery Heritage Fund Scotland and Rosemount Workspace Ltd.

The beacon is back!

Our contractors have been working hard on rewiring/upgrading the Roystonhill Spire lights, and we are pleased to say that they are now all back on. Thanks to Field & Lawn and HF Electrical Ltd – the improved lights are more environmentally friendly with much lower energy consumption, and will be on from dusk till dawn.