Vladimir wrote:High rise on the right looks like those at Cowcaddens, is that not the M8
Vinny the Mackem wrote:Okay, I can't get my bearings at all with this picture. I think it's looking east (power station in background) I can see the "Charing X" footpath sign in the forefront of the picture. I can't work out the high rise building on the right or the tenements on the left.
I assume the following ... this is the flyover which runs from Great Western Road and the road with the car on it is the road which now runs from St George's Road to Maryhill Road. The tenements are at the arse end of Great Western Road. The road with the car on it now runs on (instead of just turning right) and this is what is now known (I think) as Phoenic Road.
Or a meringue?
Any views folks?
Image from the Virtual Mitchell.
gap74 wrote:I concur - this is the footbridge over Phoenix Rd, the tenements on the left have been replaced by what I seem to recall is some sort of wee factory/office block, with a car park just where the footbridge lands on the other side - used to dump my car here when I lived in West Graham St, it was the nearest relatively safe free parking area - although not free for long...
My Granny used to live down there and when the tenemants where being demolished we used to go and play in the ruins. That is were I lost a cracking toy Dalek when it fell down a hole in the post-acopalyptic ruins. It's still there under those red brick houses. Wonder what future archeologists will make of it?
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