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Re: City Centre glass grille collection

PostPosted: Tue Jul 14, 2009 12:03 pm
by penguinmonkey
toomse wrote:and around the corner outside Central Station on Hope Street just before Gordon Street came across this interesting metal grille

wonder what its purpose was?
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ashtray?? :twisted:

Re: City Centre glass grille collection

PostPosted: Tue Jul 14, 2009 8:01 pm
by Mori

Re: City Centre glass grille collection

PostPosted: Wed Nov 04, 2009 12:57 pm
by toomse
the metal grilles I’ve posted on this thread are permanently fixed and not service hatches

here’s some more examples from Walls Street

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Re: City Centre glass grille collection

PostPosted: Wed Nov 04, 2009 11:11 pm
by mrsam
toomse wrote:the metal grilles I’ve posted on this thread are permanently fixed and not service hatches

here’s some more examples from Walls Street

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Howdy guys, re the metal grill things, we have one in stirling that coveres a light well that is for a 'normal' casement window for an old terrace house! (Queen st for the intrepid explorer) Will try to get a picture. Might yours not be the same??

Mr Sam




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Re: City Centre glass grille collection

PostPosted: Sat Nov 07, 2009 11:28 am
by toomse
more of the same type Vinegar Tom posted

357 Argyle Street

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Re: City Centre glass grille collection

PostPosted: Sat Nov 07, 2009 11:32 am
by toomse
and again on Turnbull Street

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across the road at the court building

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Re: City Centre glass grille collection

PostPosted: Sat Nov 07, 2009 10:39 pm
by toomse
Reading over this thread again noticed I forgot to add probably the most obvious prisms on Union Street at Argyle Street

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Re: City Centre glass grille collection

PostPosted: Mon Nov 09, 2009 10:15 am
by toomse
13 Bath Street
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134 - 142 Renfield Street
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Re: City Centre glass grille collection

PostPosted: Mon Nov 09, 2009 10:22 am
by toomse
this set almost evaded my attention

lane at 5 Wellington Street
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Re: City Centre glass grille collection

PostPosted: Mon Nov 09, 2009 10:32 am
by toomse
outside Strathclyde University Alexander Turnbull building 155 George Street

this looks like recent work :evil:
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you can make out the originals on this google street view image :evil:
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Re: City Centre glass grille collection

PostPosted: Mon Nov 09, 2009 11:25 am
by Mark N
toomse wrote:outside Strathclyde University Alexander Turnbull building 155 George Street

Eeek !!! My office 8O

Re: City Centre glass grille collection

PostPosted: Fri Nov 13, 2009 10:29 am
by toomse
first curved set I’ve came across

Howard Street/Maxwell Street
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round the corner in Fox Street
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Re: City Centre glass grille collection

PostPosted: Fri Nov 13, 2009 11:56 am
by toomse
back on the case of 422 Sauchiehall Street from page 2 of this thread
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As I suspected there was an underground passageway that ran from numbers 400 – 422.
An area of this is still visible below Ashfield House at number 402.
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still no access to below number 422

Re: City Centre glass grille collection

PostPosted: Mon Nov 16, 2009 11:19 am
by toomse
not exactly City Centre but quite close by at 110 - 120 Great Western Road

I was excited at the prospect of what could be below this set of circular prisms similar to the 420 Sauchiehall Street and Hope Street types
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no tunnels or passageways :(
each area below the circular prisms have been sectioned off to form individual basement units

round the corner in Cromwell Street
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As I headed west I couldn’t help but notice another couple of prisms on Great Western Road just before Hamilton Park Avenue and directly across the road at the junction of Oakfield Avenue and again at the junction of Kersland Street :)

Re: City Centre glass grille collection

PostPosted: Tue Nov 17, 2009 7:14 pm
by toomse
caught in the act grrr :evil:

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