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Glasgow is the powerhouse of the Scottish economy – the cultural, sporting and academic heart of Scotland and one of Europe’s most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities.

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Glasgow Facts & Figures


Scotland’s largest city and one of the fastest growing cities in the UK, Glasgow is home to an impressive number of blue-chip companies, major global organisations and international SME’s.

One of the world’s best performing financial centres and named one of Europe’s top ten large cities of the future. This award-winning city is globally competitive in a number of sectors.


  • 43% of Scotland’s population

    has access to Glasgow

  • 44% degree level education

    One of the most highly skilled and flexible workforces in Europe

  • Satellite city

    Glasgow builds more satellites than any other European city

Top CACI Acorn Groups

  • Lavish Lifestyles

    Index 126 versus Scotland

  • City Sophisticates

    Index 136 versus Scotland

  • Student Life

    Index 141 versus Scotland

A smart city with a modern and a diverse economy



  • Top UK city retail outside London.

    Glasgow is one of the UK’s largest and most successful shopping locations, after London’s West End.

  • Top 5 sporting city in the world.

    The city’s reputation as a sports city continues to grow now ranked 5th in the world ahead of Olympic cities such as Los Angeles, Tokyo, Sydney, Amsterdam and Paris.

  • World’s top indoor arena – The SSE Hydro.

    Music capital of Scotland, Glasgow’s SSE Hydro is the world’s second busiest live entertainment arena.

Glasgow Catchment Area


The core catchment refers to Primary and Secondary catchment combined, which account for 75% of spend available to the centre.

Glasgow has an extensive catchment, reaching across to Edinburgh, as well as far to the North and South.


Legend
  • Primary Catchment
  • Secondary Catchment
  • Tertiary Catchment
  • Quarternary Catchment

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Ocean's 57 Locations in Glasgow


Our full portfolio of Large Format Digital and Backlight locations in the city, ordered alphabetically.


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