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Would it have anything to do with the VE day anniversary?
by JamesMc
Mon May 09, 2005 10:40 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: fireworks and the tower
Replies: 3
Views: 1482

I'm annoyed that they chose a monday afternoon to do this.
Why not a Sunday so more people had the chance to go along?
by JamesMc
Mon May 09, 2005 10:33 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Doulton Fountain
Replies: 8
Views: 4350

And the regeneration has begun….with the demolition of one of the last original elements – The Washhouse and Baths. I went along recently and it was gone. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v316/JamesMc/Oatlands/P5061208.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v316/JamesMc/Oatlands/P5061209.jpg http://...
by JamesMc
Sun May 08, 2005 3:37 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Oatlands 'Regenegeration'
Replies: 12
Views: 10589

Oatlands is a strange case indeed. It was due to be the third CDA area in the Gorbals, but apart from a few streets of the worst slums being demolished, the plan wasn’t implemented. Here is Wolseley st, during some of that demolition in 1972 http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v316/JamesMc/Oatlands/wo...
by JamesMc
Sun May 08, 2005 3:36 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Oatlands 'Regenegeration'
Replies: 12
Views: 10589

Well done Sharon, a Sunday supplement worth reading for once!
by JamesMc
Sun May 08, 2005 2:05 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Sharon in The Sunday Herald!
Replies: 46
Views: 13427

Absolutely, that's a brilliant shot 8)
by JamesMc
Sun May 08, 2005 11:35 am
 
Forum: Photo Sharing
Topic: Black and white with colour.
Replies: 387
Views: 104922

I used to go to clubs and play football in the PI as a lad, always liked it. Here are some pics from when i dropped in last doors open day. The place is slowly being restored, but there are obvious signs of wear and tear throughout. Some external detail http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v316/JamesMc...
by JamesMc
Sat May 07, 2005 10:41 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Pearce Institute Govan
Replies: 5
Views: 2819

Waterloo St Bus Station, Junction of Waterloo and Wellington 1966 http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v316/JamesMc/PastPresent3/waterloobus.jpg Same Junction 2005 http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v316/JamesMc/PastPresent3/waterloo.jpg Past pic from Alan Millar's "Streets of Glasgow" - a beautiful book.
by JamesMc
Fri May 06, 2005 8:42 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Past Present
Replies: 1325
Views: 628319

If i'm not mistaken, they've turned this into 'luxury' flats now?
by JamesMc
Fri May 06, 2005 8:11 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: St georges in the fields.
Replies: 7
Views: 2902

Govan Rd, next to the old graving docks(with science centre tower for support)

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by JamesMc
Wed May 04, 2005 8:10 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Signs
Replies: 1049
Views: 423844

Lets see if this sheds any light. An aerial shot of the area from 1962. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v316/JamesMc/PastPresent3/gorbalsaerial1.jpg Clearly the bridge we can see has a flat top edge. Is that an arched top edge just to the left poking up above the flat one? Come to think of it, the...
by JamesMc
Sat Apr 23, 2005 8:41 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Past Present
Replies: 1325
Views: 628319

Yes, it is indeed the same scene. I can see where the confusion came from though, and thanks to stinkpad and lordsleek for clearing some of that up. As Lordsleek said, Hospital st at this point has has been widened and re-angled.Where the tenements on the left stood has been curtailed. The bridge. I...
by JamesMc
Sat Apr 23, 2005 8:18 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Past Present
Replies: 1325
Views: 628319

A playpark in the Gorbals, early 1900's http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v316/JamesMc/PastPresent3/gorbalsswings.jpg 2005 - The railway bridge now defunct, the old station building now the Brazen Head pub. The swingpark a car park for a social club.\ http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v316/JamesMc/P...
by JamesMc
Sat Apr 23, 2005 7:30 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Past Present
Replies: 1325
Views: 628319

Cumberland st in the Gorbals, looking West 1965 http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v316/JamesMc/PastPresent3/cumberlandwest.jpg 2005 http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v316/JamesMc/PastPresent3/P4231198.jpg Difficult to get the proper angle as there is a wee wall and fence with shrubbery in the way, b...
by JamesMc
Sat Apr 23, 2005 7:24 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Past Present
Replies: 1325
Views: 628319

The secret lavvy network

After months of being surrounded by fencing, the Morrison st bogs have finally gone. The site has been filled in with rubble :cry:

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JamesMc.
by JamesMc
Thu Apr 21, 2005 7:37 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: the secret lavvy network: the true meaning
Replies: 73
Views: 64016
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