Given evolving public health considerations, the Fairfield Heritage team have had to take the difficult decision to postpone public access to the Fairfield Heritage visitor centre for the first part of this year, we will review this at the end of July 2021 and hope to be open soon after.

Digital Team


Loose page of a wage record found in a cupboard in the Counting House of Fairfield and showing the names of some Fairfield workers in 1953As part of the digital team you might be involved in any of the following:


  • Photographing artefacts and memorabilia and the progress of Fairfield's restorative building works
  • Scanning archival material e.g. photographs, letters, floor plans, invitations etc.
  • Writing notes about the scanned materials and entering the details into a database
  • Helping us update and develop the content of our databases, website, Facebook and Twitter accounts


You might like this role if you have a flair for or interest in photography or a great eye for detail and accuracy.

We're interested to meet people with skills in IT and photography but there will be training opportunities for those who want to learn.


Please visit or call us on 0141 445 5866 if you would like more information.


Unfortunately due to the uncertainty around the coronavirus and in consultation with our team of volunteers, we have decided to close Fairfield Heritage until further notice. We have also postponed our walking tour and evening talk on 25th March. Please keep check back for updates!

Between the mid-nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the heyday of shipbuilding on the Clyde, Govan was at the centre of the industry.

Whatever your age or experience we can offer a range of learning opportunities. From education groups to community visits.

We are looking for volunteers. To find out more about the huge variety of opportunities to support us, go to Get Involved in the Heritage site.

There's lots going on at Fairfield Heritage Centre. Get the latest Fairifeld news and find out what's on via our EVENTS section.

Once described as the jewel in the crown of Govan, the restored building provides a magnificent venue for all for all kinds of events.