Glasgow M8

Collection by Alice Pigott

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Soul-destroying vandalism in Glasgow. construction, Charing Cross Only in Glasgow would the City Fathers approve of a motorway running through the city.

Soul-destroying vandalism in Glasgow. M8 construction, Charing Cross 1971

M8 Charing cross 1971 Glasgow Scotland, Scotland Travel, Council Estate, Paisley Scotland, Glasgow City, Industrial Architecture, Sense Of Place, Historical Images, Slums
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M8 Charing cross 1971

Escócia (Scotland), Glasgow - Charing Cross, c. acervo Old Postcards Of The Past Glasgow Scotland, Scotland Travel, Glasgow Architecture, Glasgow City Centre, Family History Book, Local History, Places Of Interest, Old Postcards, Old Photos
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Postcards of the Past - Vintage Postcards of Glasgow

A collection of old postcards of Glasgow.

Woolworth's at Charing Cross- old signage still at back of building! Scotland History, Glasgow Scotland, Scotland Travel, Vintage London, Old London, Vintage Shops, Light Study, Glasgow City, Shopping Street
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Charing Cross in The Grand Hotel stands on the left, with St George's Cross Mansions in the distance. Lost in the greatest act of vandalism Scotland has ever seen - by Glasgow council. Glasgow Police, George Cross, Family History Book, Glasgow City, Glasgow Scotland, Grand Hotel, Beautiful Buildings, Best Cities, Abandoned Places
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In pictures: The changing face of Glasgow’s Charing Cross

FOR drivers it’s just another intersection on the M8 motorway. To Glaswegians, it’s a border line between the city centre and west end.

construction at Charing Cross, Glasgow (August Glasgow Scotland, Scotland Travel, Glasgow Architecture, Council Estate, Paisley Scotland, The Second City, Sense Of Place, Slums, Destruction
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M8 construction at Charing Cross, Glasgow (August 1971)

Have just put up some Springburn stuff in the past /present section if anyone wants a shufti. The Second City, 2nd City, Urban Fabric, Travel Humor, Slums, Old Buildings, British History, Aerial Photography, See Photo

glasgow from above | past, present and future - nick wright planning

Historic aerial photographs give a fascinating perspective on how places change over time – now all the more fascinating when compared with aerial photography from free mapping websites such as Live Search Maps or Google Maps. Scanning through aerial shots of Glasgow over the last 75 years in Glasgow from the Air by Carol Foreman […]

The Grand Hotel at Charing Cross is demolished in February Picture: Alan Milligan Glasgow Scotland, Scotland Travel, Family History Book, Glasgow City, Abandoned Buildings, Grand Hotel, Newcastle, Old Photos, Street View
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In pictures: The changing face of Glasgow’s Charing Cross

FOR drivers it’s just another intersection on the M8 motorway. To Glaswegians, it’s a border line between the city centre and west end.

Plans hatched for new public park.on a roof covering Scotland's busiest motorway stretch (From Herald Scotland) Paisley Scotland, Roof Covering, Glasgow Scotland, Destruction, Old Photos, Public, How To Plan, Park, Ruin
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50 years on, the motorway that changed Scotland

News reports said it was as important in Scottish communication history as the Forth Road Bridge, opened two months earlier.