Ghost towns of Glasgow: Eight forgotten schemes in and around Glasgow

Glasgow’s loved and lost many communities over the years - here’s just a few places around the city that no longer exist

Glasgow’s housing has gone through generations of change from the red and blonde sandstone tenementsto the imposing high-rise towers - but there was lot of housing developments that the city lost along the way.

Schemes were more than just housing or accomodation blocks, they were communities with friends and families - all linked by their common post code.

In this article we wanted to look at some of Glasgow’s forgotten schemes - whether they be derelict abandoned tenements, social housing gone wrong, or the flattened flats that used to dominate the city’s skyline - and remember how they used to be, and what they are now.

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