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Mark N wrote:Whereabouts is the still-in-use railway bridge shown in the last photo of the first post ?

I hope we get even more photos of the Kelvin here, it really is a beautiful river!


That's what i was wondering. Perhaps near the new Kelvindale station?
by vinny
Sat Jan 13, 2007 3:11 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: The River Kelvin
Replies: 70
Views: 63560

The school is still there. I believe it had a rooftop playgroud, the building has been scaffolded at the M8 gable-end for a few years now. Viceroy, the only other school I can think of in that area is Lambhill St secondary. To confirm, the school in Stanley St is undergoing refurbishment and is use...
by vinny
Wed Jan 10, 2007 11:25 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Stanley Street School
Replies: 28
Views: 35574

Tim

When will your excellent looking site be complete?

I note the picture of the tunnel portal under the Kelvinbridge option isn't described in the section itself. Is this to be done?
by vinny
Wed Jan 10, 2007 9:06 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Past Present
Replies: 1319
Views: 897681

I thought this building was now used by Social Work services - youth justice, adolescent mental health and such like?
by vinny
Tue Jan 09, 2007 6:42 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Stanley Street School
Replies: 28
Views: 35574

Made my escape from the city centre at around 5pm - trains were packed shipping people out and the good old inner circle was suspended!

Edinburgh's cancelled as well now.
by vinny
Sun Dec 31, 2006 8:57 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Bad weather hits New Year parties
Replies: 25
Views: 6028

The west portal to the merkland st tunnel can be seen and the crow rd retail park hasn't been built
by vinny
Sun Dec 31, 2006 1:20 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Windows Live Maps
Replies: 79
Views: 62193

Someone suggested Stobcross St earlier. It could be looking west, with Anderston Cross just round the bend?
Mind you, it does look awfully like Cathcart Rd viewed south from the Prospecthill Rd junction.
by vinny
Fri Dec 29, 2006 5:17 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Help! Where is this?
Replies: 498
Views: 206508

Dowanside Rd
by vinny
Fri Dec 22, 2006 12:31 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Past Present
Replies: 1319
Views: 897681

There's one, maybe two of these lamp posts on Kingsley Ave in Crosshill outside Patrick Dollan's (first LP) tenement.
by vinny
Sat Dec 09, 2006 9:17 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Lord Provost's lamplights?
Replies: 78
Views: 66383

glasgowken wrote:The past present should be possible, although it may just be the front of Argos, and that unit they're refitting. I saw a lorry drive right inside there a while back.


It's going to be an M&S Simply Food outlet
by vinny
Sat Nov 11, 2006 4:43 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Help with Partick photo
Replies: 10
Views: 3172

Ah cracked it!. Those tenements are Norval St and this is the site of the West End Retail park looking south. At least I think it is...
by vinny
Thu Nov 09, 2006 7:21 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Help with Partick photo
Replies: 10
Views: 3172

Help with Partick photo

Can anyone tell me the location of where this photo was taken in 1969? The tenements in the background look like Thornwood or Hyndland. See link to Virtual Mitchell: http://www.mitchelllibrary.org/virtualmitchell/index.php?a=subject&s=zoom&key=sYToxOntpOjA7czo4OiJSYWlsd2F5cyI7fQ==&pg=99 ...
by vinny
Thu Nov 09, 2006 7:10 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Help with Partick photo
Replies: 10
Views: 3172

glasgowken wrote:Image

Yeah it should have stayed :(


Is that the Buchanan St tunnel portal on the right?
by vinny
Thu Oct 26, 2006 8:26 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Demolished chimney stacks and funnels
Replies: 50
Views: 38932

Yep, that's the fella. How would this compare in size to, say, the UGC cinema building or Red Road flats?
by vinny
Thu Oct 26, 2006 7:51 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Demolished chimney stacks and funnels
Replies: 50
Views: 38932

Demolished chimney stacks and funnels

I was taking a look at various aeriel photos on the SCRAN site and there was one that i found particulalry intriguing. I know I can't post it here so I'll describe it (folk who have access to the site will be able to find the photo). It's a shot of the north end of Buchanan St overlooking the statio...
by vinny
Thu Oct 26, 2006 7:37 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Demolished chimney stacks and funnels
Replies: 50
Views: 38932
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