Glasgow Guide

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This page provides a comprehensive Guide to the various Areas in Glasgow.

Information and Free Advice on Renting in Glasgow is provided in table form.

We have prepared a detailed list of the Glasgow areas in a bid to assist potential tenants in choosing a flat, house or apartment to rent.

We are aware of the difficulties that many people have in deciding upon the area of a large city which is most suitable for them, particularly if you are relocating from far away and are unfamiliar with your new surroundings. This guide is intended to assist our clients in making an informed choice as to the area in Glasgow which best fits their needs.

Each area of Glasgow has been assessed in detail according to three main criteria namely location, amenity and accommodation. Marks have been allocated out of 10.

Location marks are allocated based on the quality of the location itself, the quality of the area and its surroundings, outlook of the buildings and general desirability of the location in question.

Amenity marks are allocated on the basis of the amenities which are available in or around the area. This will include parks, leisure facilities, retail amenities etc.. The schools in the area are assessed. Is there adequate employment nearby? Transportation links are also considered together with the quality of the public transport links available in the area.

Accommodation identifies the quality of the accommodation available in the specific area. Do the flats, apartments, houses etc offer well kept accommodation? Are there adequate facilities in the properties? Are the flats or houses generally well maintained? Is every facility provided? Are some buildings listed? Are the room sizes generous?

Find out in our area by area guide.

Table 1: List of Top 5 Glasgow Areas

Position Area Region Location Amenity Accommodation Total
1 Park West 10 9 10 29
2 Dowanhill West 9 10 9 28
3 Hyndland West 9 9 9 27
4 Merchant City West 9 9 8 26
=5 Kelvinside West 9 8 8 25
=5 Jordanhill West 8 9 8 25

The full List of Glasgow Areas:

Area Region Location Amenity Accommodation Total
Anderston Centre 8 6 5 19
Anniesland West 7 7 6 20
Baillieston North 5 5 6 16
Barlanark East 5 5 5 15
Barmulloch North 5 4 3 12
Battlefield South 7 7 7 21
Bearsden North 9 8 9 26
Bellahouston South 7 7 7 21
Bishopbriggs North 7 8 8 23
Bridgeton East 5 5 5 15
Broomhill West 8 6 8 22
Busby South 7 7 7 21
Calton Centre 7 6 5 18
Cambuslang South 6 7 6 19
Cardonald South 5 5 5 15
Carnwadric South 5 5 5 15
Castlemilk South 4 4 4 12
Cathcart South 7 7 6 20
Charing Cross Centre 8 8 7 23
City Centre Centre 8 9 7 24
Clarkston South 7 7 8 22
Cowcaddens Centre 7 8 6 21
Craigend North 6 6 5 17
Croftfoot South 6 6 6 18
Crookston South 7 6 7 20
Crosshill South 7 7 6 20
Darnley South 5 5 5 15
Dennistoun East 6 5 6 17
Dowanhill West 9 10 9 28
Drumchapel West 4 3 4 11
Drumoyne South 4 5 4 13
Dumbreck South 7 7 8 22
Easterhouse East 4 5 4 13
Finnieston West 8 8 7 23
Garnethill Centre 8 8 7 23
Garthamlock North 5 5 7 17
Giffnock South 7 7 8 22
Glasgow Green East 7 7 6 20
Glasgow Harbour West 8 7 8 23
Gorbals South 6 6 6 18
Govan South 5 6 5 16
Govanhill South 4 5 4 13
Haghill North 5 5 5 15
Hillhead West 9 9 7 25
Hillington West 5 5 5 15
Hyndland West 9 9 9 27
Ibrox South 5 5 5 15
Jordanhill West 8 9 8 25
Kelvinbridge West 8 8 8 24
Kelvindale West 7 7 7 21
Kelvingrove West 8 7 7 22
Kelvinside West 9 8 8 25
King’s Park South 6 6 6 18
Kingston South 6 6 6 18
Kinning Park South 6 6 5 17
Kirklee West 8 7 8 23
Knightswood West 7 7 6 20
Langside South 7 7 6 20
Mansewood West 6 6 6 18
Maryhill West 7 6 6 19
Merchant City Centre 9 9 8 26
Millerston North 6 5 5 16
Milngavie North 9 8 8 25
Mount Florida South 6 7 6 19
Mount Vernon South 6 6 7 19
Muirend South 6 6 6 18
Newlands South 8 7 8 23
Newton Mearns South 8 7 9 24
Nitshill South 4 4 4 12
North Kelvinside West 9 8 8 25
Park West 10 9 10 29
Parkhead East 5 4 4 13
Partick West 8 8 7 23
Penilee South 5 5 5 15
Pollokshaws South 6 7 5 18
Polmadie South 5 5 5 15
Possilpark North 5 5 4 14
Priesthill South 4 4 4 12
Queens Park South 8 8 7 23
Robroyston North 5 5 5 15
Ruchazie North 5 5 5 15
Ruchill West 6 6 6 18
Rutherglen South 6 6 6 18
Sandyhills North 6 6 5 17
Scotstoun West 7 6 7 20
Shawlands South 8 8 8 24
Shettleston North 5 5 5 15
Shieldhall South 6 7 5 18
Springboig North 5 5 5 15
Springburn North 5 5 5 15
St Georges Cross West 8 7 6 21
Strathbungo South 8 8 8 24
Thornliebank South 6 5 5 16
Thornwood West 7 6 7 20
Tollcross East 5 5 5 15
Townhead East 6 5 5 16
Tradeston South 6 5 5 16
Whitecraigs South 8 7 9 24
Whiteinch West 5 4 5 14
Yorkhill West 8 7 8 23
This purpose of this page is to provide a comprehensive Guide to the various Areas in Glasgow for use by anyone who wishes to rent flats or property in the Glasgow Area.