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Environmental zone Glasgow - Great Britain

The environmental zone of Glasgow

Glasgow is a Scottish port city located in the western Lownlands on the River Clyde, which flows into the Atlantic Ocean. With a population of 612,000 on an area of 175 km², it is the largest city in Scotland and, after London and Birmingham, the third largest city in Great Britain.

The city belongs to one of the 32 Council Areas in Scotland. Today, Glasgow is considered a major national cultural centre.

The environmental zone was introduced on 31.12.2018 and is located in the centre of Glasgow.

Further information can be obtained by clicking on the map on the left. Please refer to the table below to find out which driving restrictions apply to which types of vehicle at which times of the day and week in the environmental zone or use or Green-Zones app.

Table overview of the environmental zone

Name of the environmental zone:
Environmental zone Glasgow - United Kingdom
Date of entry into effect of the zone:
Type of environmental zone:
Permanent, 24 hours a day
Future driving bans:
From 31.12.2022, the European standards will be significantly tightened and more vehicles will be affected.
100 € - 1000 €
Area/extension of the environmental zone:
The environmental zone is located in the centre of Glasgow. The central bus station Buchnan is still accessible via North Hanover Street and Killermont Street despite the environmental zone. Phoenix Road, Dobbies Loan, Kyle Street and Baird Street are also excluded.