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1955 Partick Camera club

Dear all, I am looking for some help - while browsing this site - I came across the Glasgow story site - in the description of the images I was looking at referred to the 1955 Partick Camera Club. They say that "In 1955 Partick Camera Club set out to create a photographic survey of Glasgow. As the p...
by Mark
Wed Nov 10, 2004 1:32 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: 1955 Partick Camera club
Replies: 2
Views: 1528

School that used to be a hospital

I recently heard that St Ninian's Primary School located at 2150 Gt Western Rd (opposite Knightswood golf course) was once a hospital? Anyone any information?
by Mark
Thu Nov 04, 2004 5:19 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: School that used to be a hospital
Replies: 1
Views: 1845

They used to be used by the council to house problem teens - teens over 16 that had problems such as drug addiction/alcoholism. They caused all sorts of problems including theft from the nearby Pontecorvo Building on Dumbarton Rd at Church St. I have also heard of rumours of televisions being thrown...
by Mark
Wed Nov 03, 2004 8:00 am
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Partick Tenement
Replies: 10
Views: 5489

The most unusual lifts are the patenosters (spelling), which can be found in the Pontecorvo Building, University of Glasgow, Dumbarton Rd. They are open and move up and down all the time without stopping you literally have to jump on and off and if you miss the top or bottom floor get trapped in the...
by Mark
Fri Sep 17, 2004 12:13 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Lifts
Replies: 67
Views: 18581

Just one of many abandoned pools in Glasgow/Glasgow area, others include: -
> Whiteinch
> Temple
> Clydebank
> The one in the south side where there was lots of protest
---plus many more that I don't know about.

Mark.
by Mark
Tue Jun 15, 2004 6:54 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Church Street pool
Replies: 24
Views: 11803

There is one at Danes Drive (directly opposite the playfields at Scotstoun Leisure centre - just as you come over the bridge from Westland Drive), when I was a postman I was always curious to find out why they where there. It is a corner house and the lights are mounted into the street outside the g...
by Mark
Wed May 05, 2004 7:09 am
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Lord Provost's lamplights?
Replies: 78
Views: 31255

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