Presentation on theme: "Glasgow 3 - Housing Areas. The area was traditionally home to large numbers of immigrants from Ireland, as well as the vast majority of Scotland's."— Presentation transcript:
Glasgow 3 - Housing Areas
The area was traditionally home to large numbers of immigrants from Ireland, as well as the vast majority of Scotland's Jewish population. The Jewish population has more or less left the area completely, and although the Irish-Catholic population has diminished to an extent, a high number have remained after the area's redevelopment.IrelandJewish The area today is now a mixture between working-class and middle-class people, with a rather cosmopolitan atmosphere. middle-class
As part of the overspill policy of Glasgow Corporation, a huge housing estate was built here in the 1950s to house 34,000 people - it is this estate that is now most associated with Drumchapel, despite there being an area known as Old Drumchapel made up of affluent villas to the south of modern Drumchapel.overspill policy Glasgow CorporationOld Drumchapel The area has well-known social problems, e.g. anti- social behaviour and degeneration of often poorly constructed post- war housing. However, it remains popular with many of its residents. Also new developments …anti- social
Newton Mearns is a small suburban town within East Renfrewshire, Scotland. It lies 7 miles (11.3 km) southwest of Glasgow on the M77. It has a population of approximately 22,637.East RenfrewshireScotlandGlasgow The town is part of the Greater Glasgow conurbation. Greater Glasgow conurbation The area has been referred to by the Glaswegian term Spam valley. Spam valley iki/Newton_Mearns
BURNWOOD COURT, NEWTON MEARNS GLASGOW This modern first floor apartment is situated in popular location and is ideally placed for all local amenities including The Avenue Shopping Centre. £450 p.c.m.
The 15.2km (9.4-mile) M77 extension (£79 million) runs south from Malletsheugh, near Newton Mearns, to Fenwick in East Ayrshire and will replace the present dangerous and sub-standard A77 trunk road (27 people killed and 105 injured during the past 10 years) with a dual two-lane motorway with a 70mph speed limit.