Glasgow's Antonine Wall world heritage site to be protected from future developments

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The city council has agreed to restrict building work near the remnants of the 2000-year old wall, which was the most northerly Roman frontier.

Glasgow world heritage site the Antonine Wall is to be protected for future generations as councillors signed off on updated safeguard planning rules.

The guidance means building work would be restricted near the remnants of the 2000-year-old wall to make sure it is preserved.The supplementary guidance said: "The wall continues to be subject to considerable development pressures and given its significance it is imperative that the remaining sections – whether visible on the ground or not – are safeguarded from inappropriate development.

Councillor Martha Wardrop, Scottish Greens, said: "Thank you for the report it has been a long time in the making. "

 

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