Frequently asked questions for 2019
Is there a timetable for the event, and what are the different tasks on the day?
8.30am: Doors open
Do I need to be there all day?
No. Although it would be helpful if you could stay until all of the baskets are made. However, please stay as little or as long as you like - every helping hand helps.
Do I need a car?
If you have registered as part of the delivery driver volunteer team you will need a car. Ample car-parking is available, and our volunteer team will be in touch to coordinate.
What time should I arrive?
What if I can't make it on the day?
What will I be doing on the day?
What should I wear?
Come dressed for comfort in clothes and shoes that are easy to move in. Think about how you might dress for moving house.
Do I need to bring anything?
We will have a tuk-shop selling fresh sandwhiches, crisps, cakes, biscuits, fruit & hot drinks. If you don't want to eat here you're welcome to bring a packed lunch and snacks with you.
Please bring cash. We will not have the ability to take card payments on the day and there are no ATM's on site.
What else should I expect?
Getting to the venue and car parking?
Cathcart train station is the closest train station to the packing venue. There are regular train services from Glasgow Central and Clyde Union Pumps (SPX Flow) is a short 5 minute walk from Cathcart train station.
Please check www.scotrail.co.uk for more information.
The on-site car park is reserved for volunteer delivery drivers only and all car spaces are on a first come, first serve basis.
For other drivers there are plenty on-street parking in and around the area of the packing venue.
Delivery driver info?
What's the address?
Please come to the gatehouse at Clyde Union Pumps (SPX Flow), 149 Newlands Road, Glasgow, G44 4EX