Red Road Flats: A social history of Glasgow's most controversial towers in 12 pictures

Glasgow's Red Road Flats were amongst the tallest buildings in the city

The Red Road Flats were once found between the housing districts of Balornock and Barmulloch in Glasgow's north east back when the estate originally consisted of eight multi-storey tower blocks.

Construction began on the flats in the 1960s with the new flats being hailed as solution to solve the city's slum housing issues.

After a long period of decline, the final flats were demolished in 2015 with the towers having been a prominent part of Glasgow's skyline for decades.

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