Rooftopping in Glasgow

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Rooftopping in Glasgow

Postby kn0wledge » Thu Mar 04, 2004 11:21 pm

Has anyone ever went rooftopping in Glasgow? This is another aspect of UE that interests me.

If so, what was the highest or most interesting building whos roof you got onto? I feel like trying it out soon :>
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Postby The_Clincher » Fri Mar 05, 2004 8:22 am

I get on roofs every day in the city centre(thru work). Been on most "famous" ones Cad Doro etc.

They are very dangerous places to be!

Not being too self righteous...but do you know how many people have died/got badly injured as a result of this pursuit? :roll:
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Postby crusty_bint » Mon Mar 08, 2004 9:32 pm

The highest roof in the city centre Iv been on (the only roof really) is that of the Glasgow College of Building and Printing... spectacular BTW!!! Theres a concrete viewing platform that, when u stand on it, gives the impression ur on a diving board... 14 storys in the air!
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Postby kn0wledge » Mon Mar 08, 2004 9:36 pm

Can anyone get on that or is it for students only.
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Postby crusty_bint » Mon Mar 08, 2004 9:41 pm

Im none too sure... Id imagine only for students tho. Its kept locked (obviously) but its not particularly unusual for someone to be up there ...shall I see what I can do???
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Postby kn0wledge » Mon Mar 08, 2004 9:46 pm

That would be great ;D
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Postby kn0wledge » Tue Mar 09, 2004 5:16 pm

I got onto the roof of my college today, albeit accompanied by the chief health and safety officer. Not exactly true UE, but an interesting experience nevertheless.

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Postby Sharon » Tue Mar 09, 2004 5:18 pm

Fantastic views kn0wledge.

So is the challenge to now get onto the roof of every tower block in Glasgow???

Could be fun!
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Postby kn0wledge » Tue Mar 09, 2004 5:22 pm

Haha, I never thought of that. It could be like those people who climb every Munro, except with the added danger (read: fun) of dodging smackheads and refugees ;D
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Postby duncan » Tue Mar 09, 2004 7:54 pm

need to do more of this. highest rooftop i've been on is an office block on Sauchiehall Street, as well as one beside the Kingston Bridge. and also climbed to the top of some scaffolding outside my halls of residence one night - don't think I was even drunk at the time. this must have been during my 'coming out of the trees' phase
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Postby kn0wledge » Tue Mar 09, 2004 8:01 pm

it's great fun. I've climbed onto many a high structure, but this is the first time I've ever photographed the view. I'd like to get onto the roof of the South Lanarkshire Council (SLC) buildings across the road from the college: a whole 18 storeys high, the highest building for miles around.

No chance I can blag my way in there, though. Security is tight as a drum. I'm going to call in the morning and ask permission.
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Postby Sydney Rosewater » Fri Apr 14, 2006 10:44 am

I climbed up scaffoldin on the sauchiehall centre and pished against the big high up window bit years ago.
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Postby Alycidon » Fri Apr 14, 2006 11:32 am

I have ridden a bike of the roof of what used to be Goldberg's Department Store - beat that!!
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Postby job78989 » Fri Apr 14, 2006 11:43 am

Should this thread be renamed Why the Fcuk would you want to do that?

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Postby Sir Roger DeLodgerley » Fri Apr 14, 2006 2:30 pm

Alycidon wrote:I have ridden a bike of the roof of what used to be Goldberg's Department Store - beat that!!


Aly can you please clarify, should that read "ridden a bike on the roof of Goldbergs" or "ridden a bike off the roof of Goldbergs"? Either way I raise my hat to you!
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