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 Paisley is Scotland’s largest town, home to a host of architectural treasures, hidden historic gems, and a vibrant cultural scene.

Our historic town centre has Scotland’s largest concentration of listed buildings outside Edinburgh, including the stunning 850-year old Paisley Abbey.

The town is synonymous with the world famous Paisley Pattern and boasts a rich calendar of events, a growing food and drink scene and a great range of independent shops as well as national chains.

Paisley offers an excellent range of commercial property suitable for all types of business, from offices to retail space and salons to bespoke units.

If you are starting up a new business, relocating or moving to smaller or larger premises then get in touch with Paisley First or one of our partners below:

Invest in Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce

Business Gateway Renfrewshire


Workshops & Events to Support Business
  • Business Gateway Renfrewshire

Whether you are considering self employment, starting a business or already running a new or existing business within Paisley, Business Gateway Renfrewshire offers support with a range of advice, expert knowledge, business information & market intelligence.

Business Gateaway Renfrewshire provides workshops & events to help support existing and start-up businesses such as Business Planning, Marketing Your Business, Finance, Effective use of Social Media, Producing Engaging Online Content DigitalBoost & much more.

Click here to find out what workshops & events there are on offer


  • Funding Workshops for Community Groups

There are five funding information workshops for ‘The National Lottery Community Fund (Awards for All Scotland)’ and ‘Foundation Scotland (Baillie Gifford Community Awards Programme)’, available on 16th September, 25th September, 14th October, 11th November and the 9th December. For more details click here 

Each workshop will provide an overview of both external grant programmes, along with an opportunity to have a one to one to discuss specific questions/queries. Workshops

Before you book a space, please check that you meet the following criteria:
• You are based in Renfrewshire
• You are a constituted community group with 3 office bearers (unrelated)

For further information and booking details please email:

More info on the programmes: