Glasgow in the Sixties: The life and times of Glaswegians in the Gorbals in the 1960s in 12 pictures

Twelve old pictures showing Glasgow social history in the Gorbals during the 1960s

The sixties were a defining era for the world with it being one of the most tumultuous and divisive decades in history which the Gorbals was not immune to.

Glasgow was rapidly changing in the post-war years as tenement buildings were pulled down, with high rise living being the new way forward with the Gorbals being classified as one of the worst slums in Europe. 

Here is a look back at Glasgow life in the Gorbals during the sixties and how the area changed.

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