Lilybank

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Lilybank
Lilybank is located in Glasgow council area
Lilybank
Lilybank
Location within Glasgow
OS grid referenceNS628636
Council area
Lieutenancy area
  • Glasgow
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townGLASGOW
Postcode districtG31
Dialling code0141
PoliceScottish
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
EU ParliamentScotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
UK
Scotland
Glasgow
55°50′46″N 4°11′34″W / 55.846035°N 4.192854°W / 55.846035; -4.192854Coordinates: 55°50′46″N 4°11′34″W / 55.846035°N 4.192854°W / 55.846035; -4.192854

Lilybank is a district in the east of Glasgow. It was farmland until the 1930s, though small industries such as rope and brickworks had also been established. Neighbouring areas includeBelvidere, Braidfauld, Dalbeth, Dalmarnock Easterhill, Newbank and Springfield. The Lilybank housing scheme was opened in 1933 to house tenants from slum clearance in Calton, Camlachie and Garngad.

Many residents of Lilybank would consider themselves residents of Parkhead or Tollcross, but they have been officially placed within the Braidfauld Ward of Glasgow City Council.