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Glasgow Parks

Postby Gary Brown » Sun Dec 20, 2009 10:36 pm

So according to the council site Glasgow has 90 parks...although other places say 70. Anyone have a complete list?
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Re: Glasgow Parks

Postby Josef » Sun Dec 20, 2009 10:50 pm

Hey, now there's a good one.

One photo per park, please. This list to be updated as we go along.

Current count : 73 confirmed out of 105 possibles.


* = Not on the 1994 GGC list of Local Parks (57)
**= Included in the revised 2007 GGC list (73)
*** = District Park
**** = City Park
+ = Now removed from GGC list

[Update, March 2010]
There are 91 official parks according to GCC. Anything marked with a single asterisk or a '+' in the list below isn't one of them.

Alexandra Park (#2) ***
Albert Park *
Ardmay Park
Ashtree Park (#64)
Auchinlea Park (#23) ***
Auldhouse Park (#27)
Barlanark Park (#24)
Barrachnie Park (#25)
Beardmore Park (#42)
Bellahouston Park (#1) ****
Bennan Square (#17) *
Bingham's Pond (#73)
Blairtummock Park (#59)
Botanic Gardens; **** (#70)
Bridgeton (Dunn Street) Park
Broomfield Park (#41)
Broomhouse Park (#49)
Buckingham Park, Carmyle **
Budhill Park (#62)
Cardonald Park (#65)
Carmyle New Park (#55)
Castlemilk Park
Cathkin Braes ***
Cathkin Park (#57)
Cowlairs Park (#15)
Cranhill Park (#31)
Croftcroigh Park (#61)
Cross Park (#67)
Crosshill Park (#32) **
Custom House Quay +
Darnley Mill Country Park ***
Dawsholm Park (#4) ***
Dowanhill Park (#21)
Drumchapel Park (Halgreen Park?)
Duchray Park (#60)
Earlybraes Park (#30) **
Eastfield Park **
Elder Park
Essenside *
Festival Park (#9)
Garnethill Park (#10)
Garrowhill Park (#26)
Garscadden Burn Park ***
Garscadden Wood *
Garthamlock Central Park **
George Square *
Glasgow Green (#8) ****
Glenconner Park (#56)
Gorbals New Park (#47)
Gorbals Rose Garden +
Gorget Park. *
Govanhill Park
Greenfield Park (#33)
Greenbank Park (#38) *
Hayburn Park (#18) **
Helenslea Park; **
Hogarth Park (#34)
Hogganfield Park & Loch (#35) ***
Holmlea Park (#40)
Househill Park (#72)
Huntingtower Park (#51)*
James Lindsay Memorial Park (#48)
Kelvingrove Park (#22) ****
King George V Park (#37)
Kings Park
Knightswood Park
Linn Park (#3) ***
Lochar Park (#44)
Mansewood High Park (#39) **
Mansfield Park
Maryhill Park (#13)
Maxwell Square Park **
Maxwell Park (#11)
Milton Park;
Mount Vernon Park (#52)
Naseby Park (#19)
Newlands Park (#28)
Old Station Park, Hyndland (#20) *
Orchard Park (#54)
Penilee Park (#66) **
Petershill Park (#16)
Peterson park *
Plantation Park (#36)
Pollok Park ****
Priesthill Park
Queens Park (#7) ***
Riccarton Street Park
Richmond Park (#46)
Riddrie Park
Robroyston park (#12)
Rosshall Park (#45)
Ruchill Park (#43)
Sandyhills Park (#63)
Shawhill Park (#29) *
Sherbourne Park (#51)
Sighthill Park (#14)
Springburn Park (#5) ***
Temple Park (#58)
Thornwood Community Park (#69)
Titwood Park (#68) **
Tollcross Park (#6) ***
Toryglen Park
Trinley Brae *
Victoria Park *** (#71)
Windlaw Country Park
Yoker Park *
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Re: Glasgow Parks

Postby Josef » Sun Dec 20, 2009 10:53 pm

#1 : Bellahouston Park.

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Re: Glasgow Parks

Postby Josef » Sun Dec 20, 2009 10:55 pm

#2 : Alexandra Park


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Re: Glasgow Parks

Postby BenCooper » Mon Dec 21, 2009 8:59 am

The council themselves seem confused - this page says "over 90" at the top, but "over 70" lower down.
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Re: Glasgow Parks

Postby stinkpad » Mon Dec 21, 2009 10:39 am

#3 Linn Park

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Re: Glasgow Parks

Postby BenCooper » Mon Dec 21, 2009 11:24 am

#4: Dawsholm Park:
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Re: Glasgow Parks

Postby flyman » Mon Dec 21, 2009 2:08 pm

#5 Springburn Park

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Re: Glasgow Parks

Postby Ally Doll » Mon Dec 21, 2009 2:16 pm

#6 Tollcross Park

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Re: Glasgow Parks

Postby cumbo » Mon Dec 21, 2009 5:21 pm

#7 Queens Park
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Re: Glasgow Parks

Postby cumbo » Mon Dec 21, 2009 5:24 pm

#8 Glasgow Green
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Re: Glasgow Parks

Postby Josef » Mon Dec 21, 2009 7:56 pm

#9 : Festival Park, Ibrox/Govan.

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Re: Glasgow Parks

Postby Josef » Mon Dec 21, 2009 8:04 pm

#10 Garnethill Park.

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Re: Glasgow Parks

Postby Dexter St. Clair » Mon Dec 21, 2009 9:10 pm

#11 : Maxwell Park

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Re: Glasgow Parks

Postby robertpool » Mon Dec 21, 2009 9:37 pm

I believe that the council term George Square as a park when ever it suits them.
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