Finnieston is a great area to look for flats, situated in the western fringe of Glasgow's city centre. Finnieston enjoys a position along the banks of the River Clyde alongside the new development at Glasgow Harbour.
Finnieston’s location at the heart of Glasgow City comes with benefits and issues, so renters might want to consider looking further afield in areas like Carmyle or even Clarkston, a commuter town to the south of the city.
Whilst it used be known mainly as an areas for industry, full of dockyards (hence the nearby Glasgow Harbour) and Warehouses, a number of new developments have made Finnieston an ideal place for anyone searching for flats in Glasgow – there is a wide variety of property that can be found in the area. What's more, with easy access to Glasgow's SECC, new developments and conversions in leisure, retail, art and culture, and the famous ‘Squinty Bridge’ nearby renting in Finnieston is ideal for fans of any kind of entertainment. Good train and bus links and easy access to the motorway make Finnieston convenient for anyone who works or needs to be elsewhere.
Finally, anyone renting in Finnieston should be very safe – the district is home to Glasgow City Heliport, the operating base for both Strathclyde Police’s and Scotland’s ambulance air support helicopters.