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Govan Collection 3

  • McDougall's Newsagent

    Govan Grain Store and McDougall Newsagent 1979. Govan Road between Water Row and Pearce Street

  • Govan Grain Store

    Govan Grain Store 1979. Demolished soon after picture was taken

  • Govan Doo Fliers

    Govan Grain Store was a favourite with Doo Fliers (Pigeon Fanciers) in Govan.

  • Inside the Govan Grain Store

    Inside the Govan Grain Store 1979

  • Looking along Govan Road towards the Cross

    Looking along Govan Road towards the Cross 1979

  • Wanlock Street demolition 1979

    Building between Wanlock Street and Old Parish Graveyard being demolished 1979.

  • Looking east along Govan Road 1979

    Looking east along Govan Road 1979.

  • Tom Martin's being demolished

    Same building as previous picture, taken from Harmony Row 1979

  • O'Dowd's Dairy, Govan Road 1979

    O'Dowd's Dairy, Govan Road 1979

  • Marshalls, Langlands Road

    Marshalls, Langlands Road at Harmony Row. (now Bradley's the Chemist)

  • Bradley the Chemist

    Marshalls, Langlands Road at Harmony Row. (Cash machine is now on this building next to Bradley the Chemist)

  • James Place, Govan

    This part of Langlands Road was one called James Place, now part of Shoping Center Car Park.

  • The Ham Van

    The Ham Van on Gospie Street later they opened the Ham Shop in Burleigh Street

  • The Ham Van on Gospie Street

    Looking up Golspie Street towards Langlands Road and former Woolworths store. 1979

  • Hills Trust Primary School 1979

    Hills Trust Primary School 1979.

  • Closed shop Elderpark Street 1979

    Closed shop Elderpark Street 1979.

  • Refurbishment of Govan tenements

    Elderpark Street, 1979. Refurbishment of tenements.

  • Salvation Army Citadel sign, Govan 1979

    Salvation Army Citadel sign, 1979.

  • Rathlin Street, Govan 1979

    Rathlin Street, Govan 1979.

  • Salvation Army Citadel, Govan 1979

    Salvation Army Citadel, Golspie Street, Govan 1979.

  • Salvation Army Citadel commemeration stone

    Salvation Army Citadel commemeration stone.

  • Helen Street at Edmiston Drive 1979

    Helen Street at Edmiston Drive 1979 Iona Court flats in background.

  • Riverside Housing Scheme, Govan in 1979

    Riverside Housing Scheme in 1979.

  • Middleton Street, Ibrox 1979

    Middleton Street, Ibrox 1979.

  • Post-War Tenements, Ibrox

    Inter-War Tenements. Broomloan Road bottom right with bus passing along Paisley Road West.


These photos of Govan taken in 1979 are from the Jack Simpson collection held by group.

© Govan Reminiscence Group.


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