Archives for: November 2011
Glasgow City Chambers
Glasgow City Chambers - © Get Around Glasgow Photos

The City Chambers is likely to be sneered at today as the “home of that bloody council” but stepping outside the typical Glaswegian cynicism of ruling authorities, the City Chambers remains an impressive piece of architecture. The building, which still stands as an example of Victorian civic architecture, first started to come to life in 1882, based upon a design […]

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Shawfield Stadium
Shawfield Stadium, Rutherglen - © Get Around Glasgow Photos

Shawfield Stadium Clyde Football Club were founded in 1877 and for the first 21 years of their life, the club called Bridgeton its home. This was to change with a short hop across the Clyde to Shawfield, where on the 27th of August 1898, Clyde played out a 0-0 draw with local rivals Celtic at their new stadium. The attendance […]

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