Slaters Menswear, as pictured following their reopening to the public in 1973 after a catastrophic fire changed the way the Slater family had to business.(Pic:Slaters Menswear)Slaters Menswear, as pictured following their reopening to the public in 1973 after a catastrophic fire changed the way the Slater family had to business.(Pic:Slaters Menswear)
Slaters Menswear, as pictured following their reopening to the public in 1973 after a catastrophic fire changed the way the Slater family had to business.(Pic:Slaters Menswear)

Eight of the oldest Glasgow shops you can visit today in chronological order

Here are the oldest shops and businesses in Glasgow in chronological order

People make Glasgow - the butcher, the baker, even the candlestickmaker - the local characters that run our local shops are well known in the community, especially the business owners that have set up shop in our city for decades, and in some cases, over a century!

This article aims to celebrate the businesses that made Glasgow, most of which every Glaswegian will have visited at some point in their life.

From Tam Shepherd’s to Slaters, here are eight businesses that made Glasgow what it is today.

From Tam Shepherd’s to Slaters, here are eight businesses that made Glasgow what it is today.

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