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Re: Glasgow 1980, The Photographs of Raymond Depardon.

Surprisingly given how much of Govan was demolished at this time these blocks still exist.
by fatweegee
Sat Jul 01, 2017 7:13 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Glasgow 1980, The Photographs of Raymond Depardon.
Replies: 17
Views: 6241

Re: Scottish Prospectors

loving the sandstone building very suitable for Glasgow
by fatweegee
Sat Jun 09, 2012 9:12 pm
 
Forum: Around the World
Topic: Scottish Prospectors
Replies: 7
Views: 2569

Re: Romani People in Glasgow/Scotland

Pikey is a word very rarely used in Glasgow - tinker was always what was used so far as i remember. Was a camp in Govan behind the Pearce Institute.
by fatweegee
Mon Jun 04, 2012 12:26 am
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Romani People in Glasgow/Scotland
Replies: 81
Views: 28918

Re: Lost Football Grounds

It is, but looks to have been something slightly grander - may be wrong but just wondered.
by fatweegee
Sun Jun 03, 2012 12:34 am
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Lost Football Grounds
Replies: 57
Views: 27618

Re: Words That Only Sound Right in Glaswegian!!

Mrs McGuire peed in the fire
the fire wis too hot
so she peed in the pot
but the pot was too wide
so she peed in the Clyde
but aw the wee fishies ran up her backside..................
by fatweegee
Thu May 31, 2012 11:27 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Words That Only Sound Right in Glaswegian!!
Replies: 156
Views: 45305

Re: the secret lavvy network: the true meaning

Can remember using the Govan x ones regularly through 70's and 80's and the St enochs sq ones in 80's also. Having lived in Edinburgh for 13 years cant think of any underground loos at all never mind in the same mould as Glasgows.
by fatweegee
Thu May 31, 2012 11:02 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: the secret lavvy network: the true meaning
Replies: 73
Views: 49892

Re: Lost Football Grounds

stumbled across, on google maps, what looks like an old ground in Shettleston area. Rather large oval that looks to have been banked for terracing. Back of Inveresk Street, any ideas?
by fatweegee
Thu May 31, 2012 9:59 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Lost Football Grounds
Replies: 57
Views: 27618

Re: The Garngad

Was it The Garngad where the 'famous' tribute to Celtic players was marked out by the cobbles in the street?
by fatweegee
Fri Oct 21, 2011 6:57 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Development
Topic: The Garngad
Replies: 40
Views: 16665

Re: Southern General Hospital

I was born in the Suffering, and spent my formative years living within a few hundred yards (Aboukir Street and Langlands Road) until I left home at 21. My Mum even worked in the kitchens for a while in the late '70's. It has alway (in recent memory) alway been a real mish mash of buildings - I supp...
by fatweegee
Wed Jul 20, 2011 7:49 am
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Southern General Hospital & Redevelopment
Replies: 262
Views: 56897

Re: Glasgow North Railway Station (unbuilt)

http://www.hipkiss.org/cgi-bin/maps.pl?cat=glasgow The above link has two images from 1951. The proposal was for a Glasgow North railway station. Basically, it involved significant remodelling of Buchanan Street Station, closure of Queen St High Level, with the Queen St mainlines being diverted at ...
by fatweegee
Fri Apr 22, 2011 10:31 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Glasgow North Railway Station (unbuilt)
Replies: 14
Views: 9126

Re: Glasgow North Railway Station (unbuilt)

http://www.hipkiss.org/cgi-bin/maps.pl?cat=glasgow The above link has two images from 1951. The proposal was for a Glasgow North railway station. Basically, it involved significant remodelling of Buchanan Street Station, closure of Queen St High Level, with the Queen St mainlines being diverted at ...
by fatweegee
Fri Apr 22, 2011 10:26 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Glasgow North Railway Station (unbuilt)
Replies: 14
Views: 9126

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thecatsmother wrote:There is an old sign on the front of the building which reads "Partick Central Auctions", so I imagine that was the last use.


I'm sure it was actually used as a taxi cab office in the late '80's early '90's which would be after the auction judging by the signage of the auction house.
by fatweegee
Fri Apr 22, 2011 9:21 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Old Partick Central
Replies: 36
Views: 20738

Re: Gable Ends and semi-demolished tenements

I knew there had to be a thread on HG devoted to the gable ends of semi-demolished tenements, no matter how denuded of it's photo content by the ravages of time ::): Anyway, here are two more from Tollcross showing the internal decor of six former family homes: http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5015/5...
by fatweegee
Fri Apr 22, 2011 8:59 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Gable Ends and semi-demolished tenements
Replies: 32
Views: 13716

Re: botanic gardens train station

The toon is littered with tunnels....................
by fatweegee
Fri Apr 15, 2011 11:00 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: botanic gardens train station
Replies: 16
Views: 14489

Re: Power Stations & Electricity Generation in Glasgow

Govan incinerator was in operation until relativly recent times, made our bogeys from wheels ther in the 80's.
by fatweegee
Fri Apr 15, 2011 10:54 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Power Stations & Electricity Generation in Glasgow
Replies: 117
Views: 50763
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