Linnvale

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Linnvale is a housing estate in Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland. The area was destroyed by German bombing in the 1941 Clydebank Blitz, during the Second World War. The area was rebuilt in the late 1940s, using the names of various members of the Labour government of the time to name streets.

The longest of the streets is Kirkwood Avenue, which forms an oval around Attlee Avenue, Dalton Avenue, McNeil Avenue and Bevin Avenue. Livingstone Street which is the only road leading into the estate, making the estate one big dead end.

Facilities and amenities[edit]

Linnvale has one non-denominational primary school, Linnvale Primary. This also runs a nursery service. Linnvale Parish Church of Scotland was opened under the Church of Scotland's church extension scheme of the 1950s.

During the 1980s, Linnvale was one of the areas included in the East End Initiative, and a support team helped to set up groups and clubs and to enable them to become self-sufficient. One of the success stories was the Double L Club for local youngsters. Linnvale Clydebank football team is a member of the Scottish Supporters Amateur Football League, and in 2004 plays in Division 1. Linnvale is also within walking distance from the Clyde Shopping Centre and the Playdrome Leisure Centre.


Coordinates: 55°54′09″N 4°23′00″W / 55.90246°N 4.38331°W / 55.90246; -4.38331