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Govan Collection 1

  • Broomloan Road and Police Cells

    Broomloan Road with Orkney Street Police cells in background

  • Elder Park Church

    Photo taken from Logie Street showing Elder Park Church and tenements on Golspie Street.

  • Govan Arms and Commercial pubs

    Govan Arms and Commercial pubs shortly before demolition.

  • Greenhaugh Street

    Corner of Govan Road and Greenhaugh Street now part of Govan Cross Shopping Centre.

  • Govan Demolition

    Govan Arms pub being demolished to make way for Govan Cross Shopping Centre.

  • Govan Arms

    Govan Arms and Commercial pubs being demolished to make way for Govan Cross Shopping Centre.

  • Greenhaugh Street being demolished

    Building at corner of Govan Road and Greenhaugh Street being demolished. (photo taken from Helen Street)

  • Helen  Street at Langlands Road

    Bus is on Langlands Road & black car is on Helen Street. (now Govan Cross Shopping Centre car park)

  • Shaw Street

    Looking down to Langlands Road at Harmony Row from Shaw Street.

  • Langlands Road at Harmony Row

    Same view as previous photo with tenements demolished.

  • Rob Roy Bar

    Rob Roy Bar, Govan Road at Elder Street. (now demolished)

  • Weavers Bar Govan Road at Wanlock Street

    Weavers Bar Govan Road at Wanlock Street. (now demolished)

  • The Rowlang, Govan

    The Rowlang at the corner of Harmony Row and Langlands Road..

  • Lyceum Bar corner of McKechnie Street

    Lyceum Bar corner of McKechnie Street & Govan Road. (now demolished)

  • Galbraiths in Govan

    Where Langlands Road met Nethan Street. (Greenlees is on Langlands Road and Galbraith’s is on Nethan Street)

  • Langlands Road at Nethan Street

    Langlands Road at Nethan Street.

  • Old Vic & Welcome Inn bars

    Old Vic & Welcome Inn bars on Govan Road at Orkney Street. (now demolished)

  • Govan Road at Orkney Street

    Govan Road at Orkney Street. (now demolished).

  • Old Govan Fire Station

    Old Govan Fire Station at Orkney Place.

  • Langlands Road at Shaw Street

    Langlands Road at Shaw Street.

  • The Fairfield

    The Fairfield at corner of Govan Road and Golspie Street. The pub is now The Old Govan Arms.

  • The Stag at corner of Govan Road

    The Stag at corner of Govan Road & Harmony Row.

  • Greenhaugh Street with Govan Cross Subway

    Greenhaugh Street with Govan Cross Subway and Watson's Bar.

  • Govan Baths on Harhill Street being demolished

    Govan Baths on Harhill Street being demolished.


These photos mostly taken in the 1970s are from a collection held by group member James McDonald.

© Govan Reminiscence Group.


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