SWG3 is one of Scotland’s most distinctive independent venues. Formerly a galvanizers' yard and a clutch of warehouses servicing the Clyde, it's now a collection of atmospheric spaces alive with art, design, music, fashion, food, shopping and nightlife.

Everyone who comes here knows SWG3 for a different reason, in a different way. Sweaty gigs, pulsing club nights, experimental arts performances, global brand activations, fashion shows, a corporate lunch, a studio space — the variety of what goes on here is unparalleled in the city. A space for work, play and everything that happens in between; a place without limits.


A year-round creative programme


Commissioned in partnership with the venue’s charity, Clydeside Initiative for Arts Ltd (CIA), SWG3 boasts an ambitious year-round arts programme. The ever-expanding Yardworks, an internationally-celebrated festival and project championing street arts and graffiti, sits at the heart of what we do, amongst a feast of other visual art and community events – from festivals and art fairs, to exhibitions and educational workshops.



Wild nights in warehouse spaces


Whether it's an up-and-coming new artist giving it everything in the Warehouse, or a full complex club night with one of the most sought-after headliners in electronic music, the atmosphere at an SWG3 night is unrivalled. Alongside a packed music and clubs programme, our own club series, SWG3 Presents, showcases a wild and hedonistic mix of some of our favourite artists from across the electronic spectrum.



A home for the creative community


Since the very beginning, SWG3 has strived to support the artistic community by offering affordable spaces and facilities for local creatives. Across the second floor of the main warehouse building is a creative hive of communal and private studios, home to more than 50 artists and designers from across Glasgow's thriving creative community.



Six diverse venues available to hire


Atmospheric indoor spaces, an expansive outdoors yard and a built-for-purpose Photography Studio: the SWG3 complex has a diverse range of venues available to hire. Attracting clients from across the commercial, corporate and artistic spectrums, our experienced events team produces events from high-end brand activations to stylish dinners, awards ceremonies, video shoots and more.