Croftfoot

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Croftfoot
Scottish Gaelic: Bun a' Chroit
Scots: Croaftfuit
Croftfoot is located in Glasgow council area
Croftfoot
Croftfoot
 Croftfoot shown within Glasgow
OS grid reference NS601601
Council area Glasgow City Council
Lieutenancy area Glasgow
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GLASGOW
Postcode district G44
Dialling code 0141
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Glasgow South
Scottish Parliament Glasgow Cathcart
List of places
UK
Scotland
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Coordinates: 55°48′50″N 4°14′03″W / 55.813836°N 4.234137°W / 55.813836; -4.234137

Croftfoot and Castlemilk viewed from Croftfoot Railway Station

Croftfoot (Scots: Croaftfuit, Scottish Gaelic: Bun a' Chroit)[1] is a residential district on the southeastern side of the Scottish city of Glasgow. It is named after an old steading which was situated at the eastern end of the present day Croftfoot Road, where the Castlemilk Burn now enters a culvert downstream from the site of Castlemilk House.

In addition to shops and amenities, the housing stock largely comprises cottage flats constructed in the 1930s by MacTaggart & Mickel and rented out by the Western Heritable Investment Co. Ltd. The houses went up for sale from the late fifties and many have since been upgraded internally and externally.

The area is served by Croftfoot railway station.

References[edit]

  1. ^ List of railway station names in English, Scots and Gaelic – NewsNetScotland