PAISLEY’S bid to become UK City of Culture got a “heart” felt Valentine’s welcome from CGC this week.
The exciting campaign sent its “Culture Bus” out onto the streets making a special stop at City Gate Construction’s offices in the town’s MacDowall Street.
Staff were on hand to welcome the bus with representatives from the Bid and Renfrewshire Council on Board
CGC also welcomed Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce’s President Tom Johnston and Chief Executive Bob Grant.
CGC have also been appointed Ambassadors for the Bid after the company threw its considerable weight behind the effort.
Sixty CGC vans are now on the road featuring the Paisley 2021 distinctive logo and the firm has also placed a giant sign on a building at its Fulbar Road structural steel fabrication division in the town.
Leo Reilly, Managing Director of CGC said: “We are 100 per cent behind this Bid and were delighted to welcome the Culture Bus to our offices.
“Paisley and indeed the whole of Renfrewshire is firmly behind the Bid and we feel sure it will be successful. If we do win, it will bring enormous benefits to Paisley.”
Fellow CGC Director Ronnie McDowell added: “CGC understands we have an important role to play in spreading the word about Paisley 2021. We are proud of our town and delighted to have been appointed Ambassadors for the bid.”
In the frame….the Culture Bus and a CGC van with its special Paisley 2021 livery