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East Renfrewshire Area Guide

Guide to East Renfrewshire

Mainly rural East Renfrewshire benefits from the City of Glasgow being on the doorstep that is easily commutable as the area has excellent public transport links and the M77 links the area to the M8 Network. East Renfrewshire offers a lifestyle that will attract everyone with its niche shopping in its villages to larger shopping available in the towns. Silverburn Shopping centre is on the doorstep in Pollock. The centre has more than 100 shops, plenty of places to eat and you can finish the day at the 14 screen cinema.

The hidden gem is Rouken Glen Park which offers stunning walks around the walled garden or follow the trail around the site of special scientific interest, skate-park and outdoor gym. Barrhead Foundary has been redeveloped to offer state-of-the-art new library, business and enterprise facilities and sports facilities.


East Renfrewshire has 3 railway lines served by 9 stations connecting the area to Glasgow and beyond. There is a variety of bus routes throughout the area.

Connecting the area to the M8 Network is the M77 which makes Glasgow and Ayrshire easily commutable for the driver.


Served by 23 primary schools, 7 high schools and 1 for children with additional needs.

Barrhead, Busby, Clarkston, Crookfur, Eaglesham, Giffnock, Neilston, Nether Kirkton, Netherlee, Netherplace, Newton Mearns, Stamperland, Thornliebank, Uplawmoor, Waterfoot, Williamwood and Woodfarm