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Redlands hospital in Kirklee - my pal's mother was born their and bizarrely enough he met his current girlfriend at a party in the place after it had been converted to flats.
by vinny
Sun May 13, 2007 2:15 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Hospitals & Asylums
Replies: 135
Views: 78874

Don't know if Phoenix Rd was renamed as new, but there was a Phoenix Park Terrace and Phoenix Park itself, which would by sitting underneath the M8 to the east of Garscube Rd these days.
by vinny
Mon May 07, 2007 12:14 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: St George's Cross
Replies: 39
Views: 34811

didn't realise docks were filled in right in front of the co-op building.
by vinny
Thu May 03, 2007 8:16 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Glasgow's Ghost Streets
Replies: 46
Views: 38171

Thanks for that - it would indeed make an excellent Past/Present!
by vinny
Fri Apr 27, 2007 12:00 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Glasgow Inner Ring Road
Replies: 123
Views: 107657

Dimairt

Thanks very much - I'm sure I hadn't imagined the 1st photo. Hope you reward the kids (and learn their mystic computer ways)!

I need some orientation regarding the 3rd photo - that's not charing cross mansions up ahead is it?
by vinny
Thu Apr 26, 2007 8:45 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Glasgow Inner Ring Road
Replies: 123
Views: 107657

dave2 wrote:Just imagine that, buses running from north of the river to south wiithout going down Union Street!!!


The 37 from Milton to Castlemilk ran down high st and across the bridge at saltmarket until First Bus took control of most routes.
by vinny
Sun Apr 22, 2007 2:07 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Past Present Vol 2
Replies: 1054
Views: 437831

Hayburn Street in partick was still cobbled about 5 years ago when I was last down there.
by vinny
Thu Apr 12, 2007 8:51 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Glasgows Cobbled Streets and Lanes
Replies: 284
Views: 184699

Whereabouts is Oakbank Terrace on Garscube Road, dimairt ? Is it (or was it) around the industrial estate ? It was on the Garscube Rd. directly opposite Oakbank Primary. The site is now an industrial estate. Le durachd, Dimairt My dad was brought up in Phoenix Park Terrace, which I think is now cov...
by vinny
Wed Mar 21, 2007 10:34 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Glasgow's Past.....Where would you go?
Replies: 86
Views: 60511

[Under attack from a thug wearing a pair of Wranglers jeans He's got neo nazi leanings, possibly a band follower probably a r*****s supporter who left school at the earliest opportunity and a typical product of a non denominational junior secondary more than likely born at home . a typical product ...
by vinny
Wed Mar 07, 2007 11:13 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Most violent streets in Glasgow
Replies: 347
Views: 151966

Old Glasgow footage released

A 10 minute except from a film called 'Glasgow 1980' can be viewed on the STV website. Some really good footage of the redevelopment of Townhead/Charing X
by vinny
Tue Mar 06, 2007 6:44 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Old Glasgow footage released
Replies: 18
Views: 5466

I think Maxwells premises are still there on the Broomielaw, aren't they the one with the half a boat above the door? You'll have to forgive me if get any of this wrong but it's f**kin' ages ago and I was probably drunk. Was the one with the boat not called The Doune or something similar? IIRC it w...
by vinny
Tue Feb 13, 2007 10:08 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Forgotten Pubs & Clubs in Glasgow
Replies: 827
Views: 540361

[quote="dimairt"]The area around Hopehill Rd. , Grovepark St. and North Woodside Rd. is, as it always has been, a mix of housing and industry. I grew up there in the 50s and 60s: there were still working foundries - there's a photo of the Violet Grove Foundry on the VM - a brewery in N. Wo...
by vinny
Thu Jan 18, 2007 5:35 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Great Western Road
Replies: 99
Views: 103874

If you follow the car park south from the subway, you'll reach a set of stairs up to Gibson St. There is a blocked off passage next to it.
by vinny
Tue Jan 16, 2007 8:59 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: The River Kelvin
Replies: 70
Views: 62043

There is an aeriel shot of the pre-M8 St Georges Cross on the virtual Mitchell somewhere but I can't find it.
by vinny
Tue Jan 16, 2007 8:29 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Great Western Road
Replies: 99
Views: 103874

Has anyone got any photos (or links thereto) of the Kelvinbridge area when the Glasgow Central Railway used to run through the area ? I'd be particularly interested to see a south-facing view showing how the tracks went underground, beneath Kelvingrove Park. See timchilli's link to his site under d...
by vinny
Tue Jan 16, 2007 6:13 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: The River Kelvin
Replies: 70
Views: 62043
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