Since the regeneration of Oatlands in 2005, the town has become a hub of leisure activity bringing distinctive character and a community feel to the area. With plenty to do on Richmond Gate’s doorstep, residents can take advantage of a local leisure centre with a pool, library, learning centre, a bowling green and rowing club.
Known as the second longest river in Scotland, the River Clyde flows directly through Oatlands past the River Clyde development, making it an ideal location for river walks towards the outskirts of Glasgow City Centre.
There are also green spaces aplenty on the doorstep of Richmond Gate with the picturesque Richmond Park and Glasgow Green close by making for a fun day out to explore Oatlands.
The area isn’t short of fantastic schools for all ages either. Hampden School and St Francis Primary School are nearby to Richmond Gate, whilst Holyrood Academy is ideally located for children in secondary school.
For those who commute, Oatlands offers great connections to Glasgow City Centre within 30 minutes by bus. While the city is easily accessible within a short 15-minute drive by taking the M74 and M8 north.
The major M8 route can be reached in around five minutes, leading to Paisley, while to the east the M74 will take you through to Gretna Green, Dumfries and Carlisle.