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Re: Hidden Cumbernauld.

There's an abandoned clay mine exactly like that in Allandale near Castlecary - Cumbernauld.
I've been down so far but need there's some flodding and need a better torch before I go down again...
by Beavis64
Tue Nov 04, 2014 1:52 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Hidden Cumbernauld.
Replies: 631
Views: 283105

Re: Hidden Cumbernauld.

That's a great pic mjw, what year was that taken do you know? The two old houses near the bottom must be where the kfc and beefeater are situated now i reckon. I remember me and my brother cycling down the ramps from the library on level 3 i think, skidding round every corner on the slippery tiles a...
by Beavis64
Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:54 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Hidden Cumbernauld.
Replies: 631
Views: 283105

Re: New Boiler

Cheers for the advice I'll have a look at thses guys.
by Beavis64
Wed Sep 05, 2012 7:53 am
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: New Boiler
Replies: 11
Views: 5429

New Boiler

Does anyone know a shop/factory/company that sells new boilers to the public? We were quoted £760 for a Dimplex 30kw boiler with flue and time clock included by a gas engineer, who was my wife's friend's fiance. But to cut a long story short, her friend has now dumped the boiler guy and we no longer...
by Beavis64
Tue Sep 04, 2012 7:31 pm
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: New Boiler
Replies: 11
Views: 5429

Re: Hidden Cumbernauld.

This is a good website for an overlay of past and present maps.

http://geo.nls.uk/search/mosaic/

The slider at the top middle guides you between the old and new maps.
by Beavis64
Wed May 30, 2012 3:56 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Hidden Cumbernauld.
Replies: 631
Views: 283105

Re: Hidden Cumbernauld.

Try googling Pollockshole, Bogedge, or Ravenswood House. Some info on the beginnings of Ravenswood and seafar. Anyone got any pics of Ravenswood area, or info when it was built etc. I live there now (since 1998) but come from Kirky originally. Early memories of Cumbernauld are my dad taking me and m...
by Beavis64
Tue May 22, 2012 7:07 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Hidden Cumbernauld.
Replies: 631
Views: 283105

Re: Hidden Cumbernauld.

Thanks David, i've got more to upload when i get the time to do it..
by Beavis64
Wed Apr 25, 2012 7:29 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Hidden Cumbernauld.
Replies: 631
Views: 283105

Re: Hidden Cumbernauld.

Some photos of old cumbernauld .. Cumbernauld Station Village http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8165/6956936724_95392dc187_c.jpg Cumbernauld Station Village by Beavis64 , on Flickr Cumbernauld Station School http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8149/6956938174_0f7427192a_c.jpg Cumbernauld Station School by Bea...
by Beavis64
Sun Apr 22, 2012 6:26 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Hidden Cumbernauld.
Replies: 631
Views: 283105

Re: Hidden Cumbernauld.

DavidMcD316 wrote:does anyone remember the bridge between seafar and carbrain used to be made of wood!!


I used to walk over that bridge when I went to school in St Mary's David, remember it well. Sadly it was replaced with a modern 'safe' bridge..
by Beavis64
Wed Apr 11, 2012 8:12 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Hidden Cumbernauld.
Replies: 631
Views: 283105

Re: Hidden Cumbernauld.

Douglas Alexander has an unsurpassable collection of pre new town photos in his Flickr allbums. Look at Stirling Road in 1956 HERE and a view which includes the two storey building and bridge in question from 1958 HERE Edit: add A73 construction, 1967 Douglas Alexander has some great pics in his hu...
by Beavis64
Wed Apr 11, 2012 8:11 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Hidden Cumbernauld.
Replies: 631
Views: 283105

Re: Hidden Cumbernauld.

Anyone able to do a past and present for this location. It's part of the old Carlisle to Stirling road that goes over the cumbernauld railway line, just outside The Real Spice takeaway just off South Carbrain Road http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7037/6956740449_1531010073_o.jpg cumbernauld rd by Beavi...
by Beavis64
Sun Mar 25, 2012 9:46 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Hidden Cumbernauld.
Replies: 631
Views: 283105

Re: Your most loved, & most hated, areas of Glasgow ?

LOVE - Old Cathcart, Linn Park
HATE - Govanhill
by Beavis64
Mon Feb 13, 2012 8:15 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Your most loved, & most hated, areas of Glasgow ?
Replies: 220
Views: 118269

Re: Hidden Cumbernauld.

I remember the 1st bmx track that was opposite opposite where Broadwood Stadium is now, that was the best one with the massive jumps. 8) but then it moved to st maurice's and just wasn't the same.. :?
by Beavis64
Tue Jan 31, 2012 7:51 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Hidden Cumbernauld.
Replies: 631
Views: 283105

Re: Hidden Cumbernauld.

Does anybody remember the name of the old computer store that was on the same level as goldbergs and wimpy, but at the top of the escalaltors. Right beside the exit doors out onto the roof car park where sax nightclub was. Compu-byte or something. I spent alot of my childhood in there looking at th...
by Beavis64
Tue Jan 24, 2012 8:03 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Hidden Cumbernauld.
Replies: 631
Views: 283105
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