Craigton, Glasgow

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Craigton is located in Glasgow council area
Craigton shown within Glasgow
OS grid reference NS543643
Council area
Lieutenancy area
  • Glasgow
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GLASGOW
Postcode district G52
Dialling code 0141
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
55°50′59″N 4°19′44″W / 55.8498°N 4.3289°W / 55.8498; -4.3289Coordinates: 55°50′59″N 4°19′44″W / 55.8498°N 4.3289°W / 55.8498; -4.3289
Craigton Road

Formerly farming land for the Township of Govan, Craigton (Gaelic: Baile Chreig) is a residential suburb in the southwest of the Scottish city of Glasgow. It borders Bellahouston Park, Cardonald and Govan. It has a primary school, Craigton Primary School, a small industrial estate and a number of shops lining Paisley Road West. Craigton Cemetery is immediately to the west of Craigton and was opened in 1873.