turbozutek wrote:I was thinking that place would be good for a rave / party!
crazygray23 wrote:the old govan police station in orkney st is worth a look closed in the 90s but the problem is its protected by security and i believe u need to contact the council to gain access
martin wrote:crazygray23 wrote:the old govan police station in orkney st is worth a look closed in the 90s but the problem is its protected by security and i believe u need to contact the council to gain access
I know that Sunny Govan Radio used it for a broadcast in the late 90's, before they moved to their current home in Elderpark Workspace. I'm guessing that it's owned by the council, or possibly Scottish Enterprise these days.
Caltonboy wrote:Is'nt it a tragedy that glasgow city council have not kept the place as a museum or visitor's centre of some sort, as it dates back a long way, surely it would have a been a great place to keep in public ownership other than the way it is used today as some offices or storage or something equally useless to the city's heritage, but why am i surprised, its Glasgow Council we're talking about!
come to think of it, didnt they also rip down craigie street cop shop?
(ah memories of those lie- ins, )
escotregen wrote:Has anybpdy got any history on it? I have a link in that my mum was born there... Tobago Street I mean.. not the jail.
glasgowken wrote:Any plans for the old police station ? I was up there the other week, it looks as if it's being used for car repairs with the little building next door.
The only history I know of Tobago Street is the old horse tram depot next door to the police station. A converted spinning mill, it was burnt down in 1883, rebuilt, and now demolished of course. A wee side building & chimney still exist.
dazzababes wrote:I was in the old police station on Tobago St, Bridgeton last night.
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