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what a great thread. That looks like a great house too. I love the idea of having to get to it through a tenement. Superb. it was a pain in the ass going through tenements.. it was linked to the front door intercom, but for some reason you couldn't open the door remotely.. so if a delivery came, yo...
by exdurandal
Sun May 29, 2005 7:29 am
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Hidden House in Woodlands
Replies: 32
Views: 32838

a friend of mine lived very close to that area when i was young, so we spent a fair amount of time messing around there. there are some of the concrete bases left, though i can't remember there being any metal or anything. there was also the sleepers from the railway track that ran under it, but no ...
by exdurandal
Mon Oct 11, 2004 11:55 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Bennie's Rail Plane
Replies: 57
Views: 25565

martin wrote:Wow.. how did you know what colour my car was?


your car was once silver.. before you scraped all the paint off it :)
by exdurandal
Wed Aug 11, 2004 1:10 pm
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: Best place to get free old computer equipment?
Replies: 26
Views: 7089

So do you know Mike too, grum? :) yeah I know Mike, that's my mate with the Mac shop too! Carpe Diem... now that brings back memories! just for reference, there's a mac store down ruthven lane, used to be called camelot and looked like a shed, has recently been taken over and is now called thinkmac...
by exdurandal
Mon Aug 09, 2004 9:32 am
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: Best place to get free old computer equipment?
Replies: 26
Views: 7089

So do you know Mike too, grum? :) yeah I know Mike, that's my mate with the Mac shop too! Carpe Diem... now that brings back memories! just for reference, there's a mac store down ruthven lane, used to be called camelot and looked like a shed, has recently been taken over and is now called thinkmac...
by exdurandal
Sun Aug 08, 2004 8:52 pm
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: Best place to get free old computer equipment?
Replies: 26
Views: 7089

wasn't that sulton lane, which runs off ruthven street, rather than ruthven lane, which runs of sulton street? there was a fire on ruthven lane too back in the 80s, in what i believe was a paint shop. most of the building was re-built, but because its a rebuild it means its not saved from being torn...
by exdurandal
Sun Aug 08, 2004 8:45 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: The road less travelled
Replies: 25
Views: 5918

Found out some more about the house. It was called Woodside Cottage, with a postal address - before the tenements were built - of 86 Woodlands Road. In 1843 it was owned by David Brown, landscape gardener and nurseryman, and was surrounded by a market garden or nursery. It may have been built befor...
by exdurandal
Tue Apr 20, 2004 8:35 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Hidden House in Woodlands
Replies: 32
Views: 32838

Re: Woodlands Cottage

Ronnie wrote:
exdurandal wrote:Well i have big news for you.. i used to live there!! It was a great house, i loved it..


Hi exdurandal, what was the address of the house when you lived there?


the address was Flat 0/1 18 West End Park Street, Glasgow, G3.. can't remember the rest of the post code.
by exdurandal
Tue Apr 20, 2004 8:20 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Hidden House in Woodlands
Replies: 32
Views: 32838

Re: Woodlands Cottage

Well i have big news for you.. i used to live there!! WOW 8O 8O 8O Have you got any idea of its history. It must pre-date the tenements, right? PS thanks to whoever edited my post. I deliberately did not inline the image as I thought it was too big, but since it seems not to be... cheers! i *think*...
by exdurandal
Tue Apr 20, 2004 8:18 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Hidden House in Woodlands
Replies: 32
Views: 32838

i was just looking at that old picture again.. i just realised that old gas lamp is still there in the cottage's garden! cool!
by exdurandal
Mon Apr 19, 2004 7:55 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Hidden House in Woodlands
Replies: 32
Views: 32838

Woodlands Cottage

Well i have big news for you.. i used to live there!! It was a great house, i loved it.. i only moved out cos my girlfriend at the time decided to move in with my best mate (they just got married this weekend i believe ;) ) and left me broke! you enter via 18 west end park street, go down the back s...
by exdurandal
Mon Apr 19, 2004 7:53 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Hidden House in Woodlands
Replies: 32
Views: 32838

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