Ibrox, Glasgow

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Ibrox
Scottish Gaelic: Àth Bruic
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Ibrox Street
Ibrox is located in Glasgow council area
Ibrox
Ibrox
 Ibrox shown within Glasgow
OS grid reference NS556645
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
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Glasgow South West
Scottish Parliament Glasgow Southside
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Coordinates: 55°51′07″N 4°18′30″W / 55.852013°N 4.308225°W / 55.852013; -4.308225

Ibrox (/ˈbrɒks/; from Scottish Gaelic: Àth Bruic) "badger ford", Scottish Gaelic pronunciation: [aʰ pɾɯʰkʲ]) is a district in the Scottish city of Glasgow. It is situated south of the River Clyde and is part of the former Burgh of Govan.[1]

It is within walking distance of the new Pacific Quay Media Park, housing BBC Scotland, Scottish TV and other production companies along with the Glasgow Science Centre. The opening of the Clyde Arc provides easy road access to the north of the river.

The home of football club Rangers F.C. is located in Ibrox and is known as Ibrox Stadium.[2]

Ibrox is served by Ibrox subway station forming part of the Glasgow Subway system.[3] Ibrox Subway Station is located on the corner of Copeland Road and Woodville Street.

Ibrox is now home to an original artwork by renowned South African Artist Faith 47. [4] Located on Copeland Road opposite the entrance to Fairley Street the piece was completed during the preparations for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.[5]

Copeland Road is home to a number of residential homes as well as local shops and businesses including fast food outlest, grocery stores and bars. There are a number of bus stops as well as the Ibrox Subway station. This street can get particularly busy on matchdays.

Fairley Street is an industrial area found in Ibrox just off Copeland Road that is home to a number of businesses.

As well as a number of shops, businesses and local amenities, Ibrox is home to a large number of residential homes serviced by public transport links including a bus service as well as the Subway.[6]

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