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Flash1974

Glasgow in the 1960s, 70s & 80s - Around The City Vol 1

Here is some Glasgow pictures which I have obtained from a variety of good sources over the years.

Enjoy Guys and Girls!


Gallowgate, Possibly between Orr Street and Wesleyan Street (Crownpoint Sports Park) - April 1976




Duke Street - October 1976




Duke Street at Millerston Street - September 1977




Candleriggs (Goldbergs) - September 1975




The Fruitmarket Building, Bell Street - August 1975




Castle Street at Charles Street and Springburn Road - July 1978




Cowlairs NBR Locomotive Works Offices (Closed 1968), Carlisle Street at Inverurie Street - April 1970




Sighthill and Pinkston Power Station Cooling Tower from the Springburn Rooftops - May 1972




Springburn Road at Balgrayhill Road and Torrance Street - February 1977




Maryhill Road at Shawpark Street - March 1978




Queen's Cross - March 1975




Maryhill Road at Dalmally Street - April 1977




Maryhill Road between Dalmally Street and Hinshaw Street - April 1977




Cowcaddens Street at Stow Street - August 1973




Sauchiehall Street (McLellan Galleries) - May 1975




Bath Street - June 1975




Bath Street from Hope Street - June 1970




Renfrew Street (The Apollo Building) - December 1975




Renfrew Street at West Nile Street (The Apollo Building) - December 1975




Parliamentary Road and Sauchiehall Street (Demolished Bus Station) - September 1976




Buchanan Street at Renfrew Street (Concert Hall) - August 1976




Hope Street (Lion Chambers) - May 1975




Buchanan Street at St Vincent Street - May 1974




George Square - June 1975




The Ca D'Oro Building Union Street - June 1975




Jamaica Street - April 1975




Argyle Street - May 1973




St Enoch Square - May 1973




Gorbals Street - July 1977



An order was made with little warning for the destruction of the Palace Theatre in 1977. Staff of the Citizens arranged a stay of execution to rescue the best of the Victorian fittings, including the statues.

The six pillars on which they sat were once the front of the Union Bank on Ingram Street. The statues were brought down from the building after nearly a hundred years on 12 July 1977 in order to protect them from demolition work taking place at the nearby Gorbals Cross.

The picture above shows a crane at work removing the building, at the time The Glasgow Herald reported that the statues were removed for preservation and weighed around three tons each. They now sit above the main entrance in the new foyer of the theatre.


The Citizens & Palace Theartres, Gorbals Street - August 1975




Citizens Theatre and Palace Theatre - March 1977



In 1977 the Lord Provost Mr Peter McCann called for the sacking of theatre bosses after a performance of Dracula (shown in picture) which featured nude scenes which he described as "kinky claptrap appealing only to mentally ill weirdos" (Sunday Express, 13 March 1977). The Provost's calls were not supported by his councillors and his attempts to gain city council control of programming at the Citizens failed. The entire run of Dracula at the Citizens was a sell-out.


Cleland Street at Gorbals Street (Linen Bank Building) - July 1979



The picture shows the old Linen Bank building was once used as a Constituency office for the old Labour Party. Glasgow Queen's Park was a short-lived burgh constituency represented in the House of Commons from 1974 until 1983 by Frank McElhone who was previously an MP in the old Glasgow Gorbals seat.

Following the death of her husband in 1982, Helen McElhone was elected as his successor in the resulting by-election as Member of Parliament for Glasgow Queen's Park. However, she served only for six months as the seat was abolished by boundary changes before the 1983 general election.


Cathcart Road at Jamieson Street looking North towards Butterbiggins Road (Norfolk Court under Construction in the distance) - April 1975




Cathcart Road at Jamieson Street looking South towards Preston Street and Govanhill Street - June 1975




Carmunnock Road, Mount Florida - March 1979




Nithsdale Road - May 1975




Govan Road at Water Row - June 1978



More to come  
peter kemp

Excellent stuff . Well done a real treat that takes me right back.
norrie

Hi flash you are too good to me, new Gorbals photos plus the rest, my cup runneth over

I am glad Strepadair posted his photos, it may well have prompted folk like yourself to share your photos, thanks once again.
Keep them coming.
Bye for now, norrie
Fjord

Thanks for posting those particularly the definitive Cathcart Road pics
James

 Excellent Flash1974.



James H
John

Excellent Flash thanks for those  
Alex Glass

Great photos Flash.

Wish I had taken more photos when I was younger. These really do remind you of how Glasgow was.
Flash1974

Alex Glass wrote:
Great photos Flash.

Wish I had taken more photos when I was younger. These really do remind you of how Glasgow was.


Hiya Alex  

To be honest - I wish I had been alive (even if it were just for a day or two) to have gone round the city in the early 70's complete with SLR and  a bag of Ilford and Colour film - (probably Kodak) and snapped up parts of Glasgow that should never have got the bullet

This is the thing that bewilders me Alex...... What on earth were Glasgow people doing back then? Were they all doing a Rip Van Winkle so the retarded Corporation could come in and wipe half the city?

This place today is largely a pile of nonsense, I'm blaming Streapadair for posting those pictures, otherwise I would never have come to that conclusion

Only jokin, Super Streap should be highly commended for his work, which he felt at one time was probably as pointless as the destruction he was recording.

Hopefully others will come along in time and provide or enrich  the forum with yet more material.

Think its fair to say that by the mid-60's, most of Glasgow's slum conditions had been removed, what happened after that was acts of complete insanity, maybe a reflection on why half of Glasgow is currently insane some 40 years down the line.

Cheers Guys - Top Class
norrie

Hi flesh I am in the process of finishing off photographing all the tenement buildings in Glasgow.
I only have Shettleston, part of Park Circus,  Anniesland and Ballieieston to do.
I have thousands of photos waiting to go onto the web once I finish taking the rest, should keep me busy
While some of the photos may not be technically correct, they are a record of what was here when I started, perhaps some day I will be famous but I will be dead

I to wish I had started in the 70s or earlier but to do what I have done in 35 m, way too expensive
Its great that we are getting guys like you and strepadair, who wandered around snapping and now are showing us their stuff

Bye for now, norrie
mustang

Hello Flash and to everyone else!Just became a member here at Urban Glasgow,like yourself I have a great interest in 1970s Glasgow so I have some pictures here which I hope you may find of interest.These are pictures I have come across by searching in the public domain,I wish I could take credit for them because I think they capture the city very well during the 70s,cheers Mustang!


Argyle Street



Argyle Street



Argyle Street@Robertson Street



Argyle Street@Wellington Street



Bath Street



Bath Street



Blythswood Street@Holm Street



Bothwell Street



Broomielaw@Oswald Street



Broomielaw@Robertson Street



Buchanan Street@St Vincent Street



Glebe Drive



Holm Street



Ingram Street



Ingram Street@Glassford Street



Miller Street



Miller Street



Port Dundas Road@Milton Street



Queen Street



Queen Street



Queen Street@St Vincent Place



Queen Street@St Vincent Place



Sauchiehall Street@Hope Street



Wellington Street (Not that interesting but a nice Ford Escort RS2000!)



Wellington Street@Holm Street



Wellington Street@Holm Street



Wellington Street@Holm Street



West Campbell Street@Holm Street



Jamaica Street (1979)



Argyle Street



Victoria Bridge (1977)



Victoria Bridge (1977)



Argyle Street



Jamaica Street



North Hanover Street (1979)



North Hanover Street (1975) (Happy 800th Birthday Glasgow!)



St Enoch Square (1976)



Many thanks to all the contributors on this forum for showing their great pictures of the city,I can't believe how much a city can change in 30 odd years,cheers Mustang.
Alex Glass

Thanks for bringing these photos to us Mustang. Great collection.

Growing up in the 60's up at Cowcaddens wasn't that pleasant. We moved out to Ruchazie where the air was cleaner and the environment a lot safer in 1967. We lived in what was classified as a slum which was demolished not that long after we moved. nothing was built there for may years. Should the building have been retained? I am not sure. But we did enjoy moving out to what was for us the country before that area became a slum.
Doog Doog

Flash,Mustang, Excellent sets there  

From the photos,it appears that the corpy bus livery changed in 1975 and its clear that it suited the modern buses better than old Leyland Titans.
A mate once commented that it "looks like a Celtic scarf on wheels".
Stuball

Great collection there...

Isnt this Cadogan Street?

Quote:
norrie

Hi stuball, cadogan st it is.
Bye for now, norrie
norrie

Hi mustang, great photos.
Any more of you out there with collections we would be intereted in?
Bye for now, norrie
mustang

Many thanks for your comments,your absolutely right Stuball it is cadogan street,I went one too many streets down towards the clyde,holm street is the next one down from cadogan Street,my sincere apologies.I hope I got the rest of streets correct.Cheers Mustang.
Stuball

Oh, dont apologise like its a huge mistake and we're going to hound you out of town for it :)

I'm far more liable for making mistakes
Doorstop

Absolutely fantastic photos guys .. I know I'm not alone in saying thanks for sharing.

Brilliant stuff. t.t.v.g.g.s.      
norrie

Hi mustang, your first post Argyle st and Blysthwood st????
Bye for now, norrie
mustang

Hello Norrie,I think your correct it looks like the exit from Anderston bus station,so before it was built Blythswood Street would have ran down to Argyle Street.Cheers Mustang
cybers

Norrie the first post is off just a little bit...
It is indeed the Gallowgate, The Club Bar belonged to John Bonnar (Celtic Manager)
588 Gallowgate Glasgow was the address and i cant find my bloody Number overlay  
mustang

Hello everyone I'm happy you liked the pictures that were posted.Today I have been searching through my archives to bring you some more pictures,you may have seen these before but I'm not sure due to being new to urban glasgow. I think I have covered a good part of the city so there is something for everyone.I know this is a 1970s forum but some of these pictures are from the mid 60's through to the mid 80's so I hope you don't mind. Again I have to say, I didn't take any of these pictures but I'm glad someone did!I would also like to say a big thanks to streapadair and those excellent pictures,this is one person who at least deserves the freedom of the city! These are pictures which would not look out of place in an exhibition about the history of the city.A big thanks to Flash for starting a forum which allows us all to share pictures of a great old city.Cheers Mustang!.


Gorbals (1970)



Trongate



City Centre (1971)



Towards Hutchesontown



Duke Street (1967)



Blackhill (1979)



Dalmarnock (1975)



Dalmarnock (1978)



Townhead (1980)



Red Road Flats (1965)



Hutchesontown (1965)



Caledonia Road (1965)



Rutherglen Road (1968)



Gorbals (1984)



Gorbals (1984)



Gorbals (1982)



Gorbals (1976)



Hutchesontown/Gorbals (1965)



Gorbals (1968)



Hutchesontown (1965)



Hampden Park (1968)



Hampden Park (Scotland v Northern Ireland 1969)



Carmunnock Road (1984)



Rutherglen Station (1975)



Eglinton Toll



Gorbals



Gorbals



Tradeston (1969)



Tradeston (1968)



Tradeston



Tradeston (1969)



Tradeston (1969)



Tradeston (1969)



Broomielaw (1969)



General Terminus Quay (1978)



General Terminus Quay (1978)


River Clyde



River Clyde (1970)



Paisley Road West



Clyde Tunnel Approach Road (1967)



Whiteinch (1972)



Whiteinch (1974)



Great Western Road (1960s)



Anniesland Cross (1980)



Clydeside Expressway (1970s)



Clydeside Expressway (1974)



Clydeside Expressway (1970s)



Finnieston (1977)



Finnieston Crane (1980)



Anderston Quay (1969)



Anderston Quay (1967)



Anderston (1969)



Argyle Street (1969)



Charing Cross (1970)



New City Road (1964)



Cowcaddens Underground Station (1973)



Cowcaddens Fire Station (Under Construction 1971)



Keppochill Road (1968)



Springburn Road (1981)
kev

These are absolutly amazing..What a collection of different types of photographs..The one of Blackhill, and the Gorbals tenements coming down...superb...Lots of past presents coming soon
peter kemp

stunning work
norrie

Hi mustang ,terrific photos, you are spoiling me, more Gorbals and some east end photos.

Bye for now, norrie
streapadair

Wow. Fantastic collections, Flash and Mustang, thanks for putting them up. There were huge gaps in my coverage, I really just scratched the surface, and these go a long way towards filling them.

Cybers - the caption to Flash's first one is spot on. John Bonnar's (he was Celtic's goalkeeper in the 50s btw, never manager) pub was on the corner of Orr St, pic's looking along the south side of the street east to Wesleyan St.
Doog Doog

So good,I looked at them twice!
norrie

Hi strepadair, thanks for clearing that Gallowgate address up.
How are you keeping.
Bye for now, norrie
cybers

streapadair wrote:
Wow. Fantastic collections, Flash and Mustang, thanks for putting them up. There were huge gaps in my coverage, I really just scratched the surface, and these go a long way towards filling them.

Cybers - the caption to Flash's first one is spot on. John Bonnar's (he was Celtic's goalkeeper in the 50s btw, never manager) pub was on the corner of Orr St, pic's looking along the south side of the street east to Wesleyan St.


Cheers for that Streap though for some reason i cannot place the Ham n Egg shop on the site of Crownpoint as i remember this on the Site of St Mungo's Academy though this could just be a misplacement through youth time and clouded judgement.

As for the manager thing ... That was listening to someone else as celtic is not my big thing though doing some research on a mtter nearer to my present home brought me into contact with this info around 6 or 7 weeks ago.
Born in West Calder he popped up on a non sporting matter,
Kevin_Mc

what a brilliant set of pic, love the old Springburn ones. Amazing how much the Gorbals has changed, i worked there a few years ago and i'm amazed at how different it used to look

this is from much earlier on in the thread (and i seen a pic in another thread)



does anyone have anymore information or photos of the Pinkston cooling tower and works?
kev

Story of Pinkston with nice pics
http://www.semple.biz/glasgow/pinkstonpowerstation.shtml
mustang

Pinkston Power Station (1957)



All the best Kevin.
Cheers Mustang!
kev

Station entrance on North canalbank st



View with sighthill flats in background

streapadair

Norrie - Hi, I'm fine thanks, yourself?

Cybers - I wasn't going by personal memory, but my 1980 streetmap happens to locate 588 at the corner of Orr/G'gate, plus the extreme left of Flash's pic ties up with the right of mine showing the entrance to St Thomas's, opposite the Orient.
Fjord

Great pics folks some real gems there


Kevin_Mc wrote:


does anyone have anymore information or photos of the Pinkston cooling tower and works?


1960's


1950's prior to the cooling tower being built.
Flash1974

Hello to you all  

Must say I'm a bit overwhelmed with the intensity of viewing on this thread and I only added it on Saturday - three days and over 600 views - I dunno........ I think thats effin brill chaps

Not to mention the bang on collection provided by Mustang The Marvel   - The one of Keppochhill Road was outside my house some 35 years before I stayed there

But anyway, my idea for this forum topic was to add some seen and never seen before snapshots of life at it was in what was Urban Glasgow during that period with the hope it would catch on and become a accurate standpoint for recording social history along with contributions from anybody who perhaps had old pictures lying in the attic or some Victoria Biscuit Tin on top of the outstanding record provided by Streapadair

I'm in the business of photo restoration and I'm actually regenerating these pictures if you like before I put them up on the forum, some of them are dusty, some have glue residue attached to them or stains from negs and tea mugs but some are largely unrepairable and I can only do the best I can.

PS - Streap - I was taking a guess at where the Gallowgate picture was - I was only two when the picture was taken so for confirming that one haha

I am going to put up another tour of the city here - there will be another set to come after this but it may be a while as these images are the worst offenders to bring up to an acceptable standard for you all to view!


Once again Enjoy  



Garscube Road at St Georges Road and Possil Road - June 1970




Sauchiehall Street at Rose Street - May 1975




Sauchiehall Street - May 1975




Queens Dock and Clydeside Expressway - March 1977




Argyle Street at Hope Street - July 1976




Union Street at Gordon Street - May 1974




Gordon Street - May 1974




Gordon Street at Buchanan Street - May 1974




London Road at Charlotte Street - November 1976




King Street at The Trongate and Candleriggs - September 1975




Glassford Street at Argyle Street and Stockwell Street - August 1975




Stockwell Street at The Bridgegait - June 1975




Carlton Place - May 1973




Barlia Drive - February 1974




Castlemilk Drive from Barlia Street - February 1974

cybers

streapadair wrote:
Norrie - Hi, I'm fine thanks, yourself?

Cybers - I wasn't going by personal memory, but my 1980 streetmap happens to locate 588 at the corner of Orr/G'gate, plus the extreme left of Flash's pic ties up with the right of mine showing the entrance to St Thomas's, opposite the Orient.


Ta much for tying that up as i was very much working from memory.  

Dont suppose and this is a very very long shot....
You have any pics of Soho St Gallowgate kicking around.
I might be able to throw some of the pig farm that scary just cleared (Slatefield St etc.) into the mix in the very near future.
norrie

Hi strepadair, I am fine and dandy, still taking photos and hill walking, are back walking?
I had to buy a new camera in February, I have taken over 4000 photos with it , cant do that with an SLR with it costing money

See what you have started, your photos have brought others to light .
Still loads of areas that we have not seen any photos of, come on guys search under  your grannies bed    
Bye for now, norrie
norrie

your photos

Hi mustang, have you checked your inbox for PMs?
Great stuff, keep them coming.
Bye for now, norrie
Kevin_Mc

thanks for the pictures and story of Pinkston

another great set again
norrie

Hi Mustang, the photos you posted on the 26th 7.57 pm , 4th photo, looking to Hutchenstown, I am thinking its a reverse image, I cant figure it out as to where it was taken from.
I see the  tower at Glasgow cross on the left side of the photo but the hill at the back puzzle me or is it just me

Bye for now, norrie
norrie

Hi mustang I have had another look, OK I think its taken from the north end of Glasgow and the hills I see are in the East kilbride  area.
Sorry to have bothered you, its an age thing

Bye for now, norrie
mustang

Hello Norrie I think the view towards Hutchesontown was taken around the Candleriggs area,maybe Bell Street or Albion Street near to the old Glasgow Herald offices.The now demolished Mitchellhill flats in Castlemilk can be seen on the hills in the background to the top left of the picture.I have added a few more Gorbals and East End pictures for you so enjoy!
Cheers Mustang!


Ballater Street (1964)



Gorbals Street (1976)



Near Millerston Street (1968)



Glasgow Necropolis (1979)



Celtic Park (1981)



Dalmarnock Power Station Chimney (1981)



Duke Street (1970)



Gorbals Cross (1964)



Dalmarnock (1960s)



Bridgeton Cross (1960s)



River Clyde@Dalmarnock (1967)



Gorbals Cross (1973)



Carntyne Station (1968)



Gushetfaulds Container Depot (1960s)



Sandyhills (1968)



Dennistoun (1967)



River Clyde@Hutchesontown (1977)



Shettleston Road (1980)



Dalmarnock (1966)



Near Duke Street (1967)



Bridgeton (1972)



Bridgeton (1972)



Dalmarnock (1970s)



Wellpark Brewery (1970s)



Bridgeton Cross (1960s)



Gushetfaulds Container Depot (1965)



Towards Hutchesontown (1979)



Towards Hutchesontown (1984)



Dennistoun (1974)



Dennistoun (1974)



Towards Gushetfaulds Container Depot (1970)
cybers

Brilliant so many memories...

The last few Dennistoun ones are they not from somewhere around Orr St looking up over the Gallowgate towards Bluevale ?

Regardless keep em coming  
Flash1974

Mustang - Scannin the pics - cool unusual images of the city showing the unusual skylines like The Power Station Tower in Dalmarnock from Dunn Street - quality material!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The Shettleston Road Picture shows No829 - My second house after living in West End Park Street, lived in Shettleston between 1992 and 1994, I stayed in the flat above the flat to the right of the close (Basically a modern room and kitchen) <<<< funny that, these were old fashioned back in the 60's - it was very roomy and not very compact unlike most of these cardboard studio flats that are being lego'd together these days.

This is coming alomg very nicely  

Norrie........

Yes, I was trying to gauge at what point in the city that pic was taken but its defo on its right side as the wee block at QES was on the right hand side and The Crown Street Dampies were at the right hand side of that if you're were looking from the city southwards

I was thinking it was somewhere around the Candleriggs

Doog Doog

Yet another cracking set!
norrie

Hi mustang, I have been spoiled on this board by all the contributors who have posted photos of Glasgow I have never seen.
Thanks for more Dalmarnock, Bridgeton and Gorbals.
Bye for now, norrie
gallowgategal

More great photos. Thanks to all involved    
fastnet

Mustang....................Fantastic pics.

 
Alex Glass

Wow absolutely fantastic    
Doorstop

Superb effort .. this is more like the thing. Brilliant stuff.  
chateau du lait

Thanks for the pics Flash, especially the Castlemilk ones, the house where im typing at the moment is on the first one
Flash1974

chateau du lait wrote:
Thanks for the pics Flash, especially the Castlemilk ones, the house where im typing at the moment is on the first one


Hiya Chateau du Lait

Putting up some more, unfortunately, not Castlemilk tho - very few pics of Castlemilk in the 70's going around to be honest, unless I go and scan newspaper archives where there is plenty!

Cheers  
Flash1974

Okay Folks and Folkettes  

Round Three of The City Tour

Enjoy!!  


Allison Street at Victoria Road - July 1977




Cathcart Road at Allison Street - March 1977




Rutherglen Road at Queensferry Street - June 1976




Main Street at Trafalgar Street and French Street - April 1975




Main Street between Bridgeton Cross and Muslin Street - June 1974



According to the date on the pic, this picture was taken when I was just two days old!


Baltic Street near Ruby Street - September 1974



Ruby Street between the wasted tenement and the Multi's - unaware of what the street is on the first left, though now it's called Fairbairn Path, would it have been Fairbairn Street?

A Children's Home later occupied the site of the tenement block and was named Maxton after James Maxton, the local MP, the children's home has since been demolished.


Dalmarnock Road at Muslin Street and Pirn Street - October 1974




Dalmarnock Road at Heron Street - August 1974




Glasgow Green (Doulton Fountain) - August 1974




London Road at Green Street - September 1974




Abercromby Street at Crownpoint Road - September 1974




Gallowgate at Market Street and Graham Square - April 1976




Gallowgate at Bain Street - October 1974




Gallowgate at McFarlane Street - October 1974




Gallowgate at Spoutmouth - April 1970




Gallowgate at Moir Street and Spoutmouth - April 1970




Molendinar Street at Spoutmouth - April 1970




Gallowgate at Molendinar Street - April 1970




Argyle Street at Union Street - May 1977




Hope Street at Gordon Street - October 1977




Union Street - April 1970




Renfield Street - May 1975




Cowcaddens Road at Cambridge Street - February 1978




Some of these images are a bit dodgy for viewing, but some of the originals like the Cowcaddens one immediately above were absolutely manky, though the Bridgeton and Calton one's were very poor, with some having very little colour properties - possibly slides that had been exposed to light over the years.

I think this is my whack with regards to my 70's stock, I have a stock of 60's and 80's stuff which I will add to other threads at a later date, outwith stuff I done myself around the city between 1990 and 2005

Cheers Everybody  
cybers

Brilliant stuff m8 ...
Love the 2 guys standing in Dissy Corner...  
Fjord

Splendid stuff Flash1974
norrie

Hi flash, great, more east end photos.
The rest are smashing too
Get in touch with me
Bye for now, norrie
mustang

Great pictures Flash especially the Cowcaddens one from 1978 & the Dalmarnock one with the view towards the city centre from 1974.
Excellent work!
Cheers Mustang!
norrie

Hi flash, looking at one of the photos of Gallowgate and Molandinar st how did they get away with pulling that building down.
I will tell you this, you are making east enders a wee bit happier, that more shots of where they lived are turning up.
I cant remember if you said you did have much  from my part of town North end Springburn.

Keep posting.
Bye for now, norrie
Flash1974

norrie wrote:
Hi flash, looking at one of the photos of Gallowgate and Molandinar st how did they get away with pulling that building down.
I will tell you this, you are making east enders a wee bit happier, that more shots of where they lived are turning up.
I cant remember if you said you did have much  from my part of town North end Springburn.

Keep posting.
Bye for now, norrie



Afternoon Norrie  

Springburn is where I currently live and WE are currently giving Labour a good roasting on here with regards to their atrocious record of de-urbanising what was a fine city full of architectural gems.

But yes, you may have saw the pics of Springburn in the 70's from the wetpaint site on the net, they have some good images documenting the area from the 50's onwards as it was destined for the chop so Bishopbriggs Spam Valley Brigade could get a nice car ride to and from work

Now that the road has ripped the place apart, Shitehill is being flattened, would have made more sense to have originally built the road from Baird Street, around Pinkston and up through the old Cowlairs site with a flyover at Hawthorn Street

They didn't do that, so you kinda get the impression that the demolition of Springburn was deliberate, like what was happening in most parts of Old Inner City Glasgow at the time and all of which was a Labour product.

Just a wee bit of homework I thought I would share, hope it doesn't distress anybody out there

The site for the Sprinburn pics Norrie >>>>>> http://oldspringburn.wetpaint.com...os/album/68729/Springburn+in+1977

The page also has a list at the left hand side where you will be able to obtain more images

 
kev

Have just put up some Springburn stuff in the past /present section if anyone wants a shufti.
mustang

Hello everyone! I have been looking through more old pictures so here is another wee trip around the city.
Cheers Mustang!


Glasgow Cross (1962)



Argyle Street (1963)



North Hanover Street (1964)



Clyde Street (1965)



Glasgow Airport (1966)



Buchanan Street (1967)



Argyle Street (1968)



The Alhambra Theatre (1969)



Charing Cross (1969)



George Street (1964)



Queen's Dock (1979)



Albion Street (1974)



Anderston (1978)



Anderston Cross (1967)



Cadogan Street (1970)



Cadogan Street (1970)



Cathedral Street (1960s)



Clydebank (1966)



Partick (1975)



Govan Cross (1970)



High Street (1973)



Hillington (1968)



Pollokshaws (1966)



Pollokshaws (1966)



Ballater Street (1960s)



Albert Bridge (1979)



Stockwell Street (1967)



Bridgegate (1977)



Saltmarket (1979)



Saltmarket (1979)



Tradeston (1967)



Elliot Street (1967)



Argyle Street (1968)



Kyle Street (1969)



Towards Sighthill (1969)



Tradeston (1970)



Towards City Centre/Gorbals (1970)



Tradeston (1970)



Towards High Street Goods Station (1970)



Glasgow Airport (Under Construction 1965)



Glasgow Airport (Under Construction 1965)



St Enoch Station (1974)



St Enoch Station (1975)



St Enoch Square (1975)



High Street@Ingram Street (1973)



Eglinton Street (1978)



Glasgow Cross (1960s)



Clyde Tunnel Entrance (Govan Side 1960s)



Erskine Bridge (Under Construction 1970)
wee minx

Excellent stuff  
Chief Inspector

Wonderful
Flash1974

Good stuff Mustang  

Great Pic of Anderston Cross

I have some Christmas Lights in Colour from 1963 and 1964

Seein as you're puttin up some great images of that decade taken by very wise man, I'll have to go and put up some myself for everybody to see

The more, the Merrier I say!
Doorstop

Fantastic stuff .. sterling job there.  
norrie

Hi folks, is it just me but many of the photos are not appearing on the pages, just a box with a red cross in it.

Bye for now, norrie
Doorstop

Have you tried right-clicking on the box and see if the menu that appears includes "Display Picture" or "View Image"- click that if it does.

Sometimes, the picture has been moved/removed at the other end and the webpage wasn't updated but in this case the pictures definitely are there .. I can see them.

It may be a glitch with your browser, have you tried cleaning the cache, cookies etc and then running a wee spyware/malware check?

Edit: It could also be because your security settings are too high.  Check that the "display images" check box is ticked in your Firefox or IE settings.
norrie

Hi doorstep, my pc was grinding to a halt, ever key stroke took ages.
I got in touch with NTL and a very nice man from India talked me through what you were talking about.
Strange really, as we done the same thing two weeks ago.
No matter al the photo are now visible to me
Great stuff, isnt it

Bye for now, norrie
Chief Inspector

Norrie not so much a single sausage but a silly sausage.
norrie

Hi chief inspector, I will tell you this, what I know about computers can be written on a cigarette paper

Bye for now, norrie
peter kemp

Great stuff , Well done.
Doog Doog

Fantastic stuff again,Mustang.
joyce

Great pics...really good site this  
glasgowken

Incredible stuff  
Whizz

Great pics, people. I've just registered today but been perusing the forum for a while now.Its great seeing all the old steets where I once played, and schools I attended. I suppose for the pic takers it must be a labour of love. Many thanks.
joyce

Hi Whizz, Welcome to the site, its addictive and great  
Alex Glass

Whizz wrote:
Great pics, people. I've just registered today but been perusing the forum for a while now.Its great seeing all the old steets where I once played, and schools I attended. I suppose for the pic takers it must be a labour of love. Many thanks.


Welcome to Urban Glasgow Whizz

Glad to hear you like the photos so much. Please keep commenting because that is what really brings the photos to life. Let us know about your story growing up on the streets of Glasgow
mustang

Hello everyone,I thought it was time to add some more pictures so I hope you all enjoy.
Cheers Mustang!


Shawlands Cross (1970)



Shawlands Cross (1970)



Cardonald Station (1971)



Govan (1968)



Castle Street (1960s)



General Terminus Quay (1978)



Towards Albert Bridge (1960s)



Anderston/Tradeston (1969)



Kelvingrove Park (1960s)



General Terminus Quay Demolition (1981)



Townhead/Sighthill (Late 60s)



Townhead/Sighthill (Late 60s)



Shettleston (1960s)



Springburn (1960s)



Sauchiehall Street (1965)



Sauchiehall Street (1960s)



Argyle Street (1962)



Argyle Street (1960s)



George Square (1968)



Anderston (1960s)



M8 (1971)



Ibrox Park (1960s)



Scotstoun (1965)



Stockwell Street@Osborne Street  (1973)



Duke Street (1970)



Glasgow Graving Docks (1977)



Tradeston (1968)



Kingston Bridge (1979)



River Clyde (1971)



Dalmarnock (1968)



George Square (1971)



Glasgow Cross (Glasgow 800th Birthday Parade 1975)



Govan (1977)



Partick (1978)



River Clyde@Clydeside Expressway (1970s)



St Enoch Station Approach (1967)



Whiteinch (1970s)



Argyle Street (Late 1970s)



Stockwell Street (Early 1980s)



Central Station (1960s)



St Rollox Works (1981)



Argyle Street (1970s)



Jamaica Street (Or Glasgow) Bridge (1960s)



Finnieston Crane (1960s)



Rutherglen (1960s)



Between Salkeld Street & Eglinton Street (1965)
fastnet

mustang wrote:


Partick (1975)





Can anyone settle an argument at work and tell me where this pic was taken from?

I kind of think it was from the western infirmary..........But someone in my work thinks it is near anniesland............

Help please.
fastnet

Sorry mustang........I forgot to say fantastic pics.

This has been one of the best threads on UG.......  
Stuball

fastnet wrote:
mustang wrote:


Partick (1975)





Can anyone settle an argument at work and tell me where this pic was taken from?

I kind of think it was from the western infirmary..........But someone in my work thinks it is near anniesland............

Help please.


Thats the Boyd Orr building, is it not? The western infirmary is to the right
fastnet

Cheers stu.............I knew someone would know.....
mustang

Thanks very much fastnet.I think the answer to your question is that the picture was taken from the 12 storey university library next door to the Boyd Orr building, which is the main building in the picture looking towards the old Meadowside Granary and the west.The picture below shows the building from the opposite angle with the library visible in the background.



Cheers Mustang!
fastnet

Cheers mustang.............And again a big thank you for sharing these pics with us all.
Alex Glass

Great photos Mustang

Thank you very much for sharing these with us.
norrie

Hi Mustang, I thought you had finished with all your photos and now you post more.
Great photos of a Glasgow long gone
I was going to chip in re the photo you werent sure of, my answer would have been the same as the others
I like the photo of the Cranes at the Ore Terminal being demolished.
Your previous photos, Flashes , and Fjords have been getting good reviews on Pals.
Thanks for sharing more with us.
Bye for now, norrie
Doog Doog

Belters,Mustang.

The last pic in the set looks like the 'Thames-Clyde Express' return working,going by the loco headcode.

wheres my anorak  
Marti

Your pictures are excellent sir...  
Alex Glass

Where have you been Marti?  

Hope you are keeping well.
Whizz

joyce wrote:
Hi Whizz, Welcome to the site, its addictive and great  



Cheers Joyce
Flash1974

Another good selection of images Mustang, some amazing captures - indeed there was plenty of wise photographers out there back in the day, not seen anything quite as colossal as Streapadair's stash tho!  

Here's a contribution of various pics from the 60's - maybe it could be created as a forum section all on its own - could become as good as this one for the 70's


Back in time we go..................



George Square - December 1963



Christmas Reflections in George Square - December 1963



George Square - December 1964



Buchanan Street - December 1964



Argyle Street - December 1964



Queen Elizabeth Square - March 1965



Castle Street and Townhead Flyover - November 1967



Charles Street at Springburn Road - September 1967



Springburn Road at Pinkston Drive - August 1967



As the Fountainwell Flats in Sighthill came down this week, a look at what it was like before construction and what it will likely return to in the near future



Fountainwell and Cowlairs - January 1962



Fountainwell from Sighthill Cemetery - June 1963

(Formation of Fountainwell Road to the left of the picture)




Vulcan Street near Ayr Street - March 1968



Springburn Railway Station and Atlas Street - May 1961



Saracen Street at Hawthorn Street (Saracen Foundry) - November 1967



Cambridge Street at Hill Street - May 1961



Cowcaddens Street at Stow Street - January 1967



Cowcaddens Street and Maitland Street from Hope Street (Theatre Royal) - March 1960



Sauchiehall Street - April 1960



Buchanan Street at Cathedral Street and Dundas Place - October 1963



Dundas Street (Queen Street Station) - October 1968



Argyle Street at Buchanan Street - October 1966



Argyle Street at Union Street - April 1960



Sauchiehall Street at St George's Road (Charing Cross) - April1965



Sauchiehall Street (Charing Cross) - August 1961
norrie

Hi Flash, more great stuff, keep them coming
Bye for now, norrie
theduke

Great pictures Flash, just the thing to brighten up a dull Monday at work
peter kemp

The amazing thing is that I can recall these scenes as if it were yesterday.
Alex Glass

Thanks Flash

Just goes to prove that there is more potential to increase the interest in this site and thanks to people like you and all the others who don't mind sharing their collections.
Doog Doog

Excellent , Flash.
cybers

Sorry to be a pedant but is the 3rd photo up not Argyle St from Jamaica St ?

Brilliant set some great scenes in there
norrie

HI cybers, if the photo was taken from the right hand side it would have been Argyle st from Jamaica st, arnott simpsons is on the Jamaica st side of Argyle st

Bye for now, norrie
hillmanimp

Great photos!

I don't remember the Arnott Simpsons when it was that small, I only remember it as the big modern shop that extended from St Enoch Square to Jamaica Street.  

I was in that Timothy White's chemists shop on the corner!  I remember being taken in there before TS was bought up by Boots.  

Lovely bit of the St Enoch Station  

I think the photo was taken from the north side of Argyll street at the Union Street / Jamaica Street junction, and would therefore call it Union Street.    I did wonder if it was from the corner of Mitchell Street, but that was just a wee lane at Argyll Street and wouldn't have had the tram lines.

Imp
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