Visiting Glasgow for the first time, or a local who wants to explore further? This guide is a must-have for anyone who wants to learn more about the local history and visitor attractions of the Southside.
The heritage trails range across seven areas of South Glasgow, mapping out the vibrant mix of industrial, architectural and multicultural heritage south of the Clyde. Taking in villas and tenements by Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson, public baths, mosques, libraries, synagogues, castles, old cinemas, parks and more, each chapter brings the heritage of the Southside into focus as never before.
See the homes, grand civic buildings and artworks connected to actors, sportspeople, politicians, artists, philanthropists and other local characters. Enjoy stunning archival photographs of the Southside in every section along with handy tips about hidden local gems. Learn all about the people, places and events that make South Glasgow the fascinating place it is today.
South Glasgow Heritage & Environment Trust, edited by Saskia McCracken (2019)