Woodlands, Glasgow

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Coordinates: 55°52′17″N 4°16′39″W / 55.8715°N 4.2774°W / 55.8715; -4.2774

Woodlands
Scots: Widlaunds
Woodlands is located in Glasgow council area
Woodlands
Woodlands
 Woodlands shown within Glasgow
OS grid reference NS576666
Council area Glasgow City Council
Lieutenancy area Glasgow
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GLASGOW
Postcode district G3
G4
Dialling code 0141
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Glasgow North
Scottish Parliament Glasgow Kelvin
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Woodlands Drive, a typical road in Woodlands

Woodlands is a residential area in the west-end of Glasgow, Scotland. It is located east of Hillhead, south of Maryhill and Woodside, and north of the city's Park District. Kelvingrove Park borders Woodlands to the south, and the M8 motorway at Charing Cross is to the east.

Woodlands has a substantial Asian minority population (primarily Muslim) as well as a large number of students as residents. The area is in the vicinity of the University of Glasgow, and the university's Education Faculty is sited within the area.

The housing stock mostly consists of sandstone tenement housing and modern redevelopment which is predominantly in the tenement style.

Woodlands Road is renowned for its traffic problems, particularly as it approaches the M8.

Public transport includes Kelvinbridge and St George's Cross Subway stations, located respectively at the western and eastern extremes of the district, as well as numerous bus routes along Great Western and Woodlands Roads.

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