Cessnock, Glasgow

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Coordinates: 55°51′08″N 4°17′55″W / 55.8522°N 4.2986°W / 55.8522; -4.2986

Cessnock
Cessnock is located in Glasgow council area
Cessnock
Cessnock
 Cessnock shown within Glasgow
OS grid reference NS562645
Council area Glasgow City Council
Lieutenancy area Glasgow
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GLASGOW
Postcode district G51
Dialling code 0141
Police Scottish
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Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Glasgow Central
Scottish Parliament Glasgow Southside
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Cessnock is now a district in the Scottish city of Glasgow. It is situated south of the River Clyde and was part of the former Burgh of Govan.[1] Cessnock's main street is Paisley Road West, this road leads down to Paisley.

Transport[edit]

This area is served by Cessnock subway station on the Glasgow Subway. Many buses also stop on Paisley Road West, Including First Glasgow's legendary number 9 service. Also Dumbreck railway station can be reached using a golden footbridge to cross the M8. Exhibition Centre railway station can be reached from Cessnock by following the route to the SECC although this is quite a lengthy walk.

Landmarks[edit]

Architecture[edit]

Walmer Crescent, a curved tenement building designed by one of Glasgow's most famous architects Alexander 'Greek' Thomson is situated within the suburb of Cessnock.

The new BBC Scotland headquarters, designed by David Copperfield are located 10 minutes from Cessnock on the banks of the River Clyde.

House for an Art Lover designed by another famous Glasgow architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh is situated in Bellahouston Park on the southern boundary of Cessnock.

Parks[edit]

Festival Park to the North and Plantation Park to the East. Bellahouston Park and Pollok Park are in walking distance

Adjoining districts[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2nd Edition Ordnance Survey". 1893-94. Retrieved 2012-04-16. 

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