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Re: Past Present Vol 2

Re: Annielands Road. I remember these house being delirect and running through the gardens down to the railway line when a kid. Yes Knocked down to build the shopping centre.
by yokerboy
Fri Nov 22, 2013 9:48 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Past Present Vol 2
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Re: Yoker - Past & Present

Hi Brian,
Thanks for this reply. Maybe the older relative is confused abouth a graveyard at The Yoker/Clydebank boundary. I don't remember it being a bit younger. I do remember Social Security building being about there,looking like an old prefab type building!
by yokerboy
Fri Nov 22, 2013 7:10 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Past Present Vol 2
Replies: 1054
Views: 349812

Re: Help placing 2 old photos (Scotstoun/Scotstounhill)

Anniesland Road: You are quite right to say that it is possible the the houses on the right were pulled down to make way for what is now Knightswood Shopping Centre,known local as the "Safeway" after the former suppermarket. I remember as a you boy walking past these buildings on the right...
by yokerboy
Wed Nov 20, 2013 1:14 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Help placing 2 old photos (Scotstoun/Scotstounhill)
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Re: Yoker - Past & Present

Thanks Brian. 1.Spiers Hall: remember as a tweenie going to discos there. The building was later set on fire I think around 1973? by some young teenagers drinking in it. Not sure if it was meant, but happened. It was later knocked down. Sad. 2.Yoker Mill Road: older family remembers a cemetery on th...
by yokerboy
Wed Nov 20, 2013 1:02 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Past Present Vol 2
Replies: 1054
Views: 349812

Re: Past Present Vol 2

Thanks Brian RE PAST PRESENT VOL 2. 1.Speirs Hall: I remember going to some discos there in the early 1970s. I rememeber the hall being a bit run down. ProbablY around 1973? There was a fire it it( rumoured to be due to young guys drinking in the building). Sad loss. 2. Yoker boudary pictures: older...
by yokerboy
Wed Nov 20, 2013 12:51 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Past Present Vol 2
Replies: 1054
Views: 349812

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