Newlands, Glasgow

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Newlands
St Bride's Road - geograph.org.uk - 1178250.jpg
St. Bride's Road
Newlands is located in Glasgow council area
Newlands
Newlands
Newlands shown within Glasgow
OS grid reference NS570604
Council area
Lieutenancy area
  • Glasgow
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GLASGOW
Postcode district G43
Dialling code 0141
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
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UK
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Glasgow
55°48′56″N 4°17′01″W / 55.8156°N 4.2837°W / 55.8156; -4.2837Coordinates: 55°48′56″N 4°17′01″W / 55.8156°N 4.2837°W / 55.8156; -4.2837
St. Margaret's Church

Newlands is a suburban area of the South Side of Glasgow, Scotland. The area is mainly residential in character.

The Newlands fete is held annually and takes place within Newlands park.

The largest and most notable retail facility in the district is the Morrisons supermarket (originally a Safeway) which also serves the adjacent districts of Shawlands and Pollokshaws.

It also is home to many traditional shops which include The Newlands Cafe which sells ice cream.

In terms of sport, Newlands plays host to top Junior side Pollok F.C. who play at Newlandsfield Park, regularly attracting crowds of over 500. It also has an amateur football team, Newlands AFC who play in the Glasgow Colleges Second Division.

Newlands also has a Bowling Club, Tennis Club and a park which is home to tennis courts.

Notable residents include Ricky Ross of Deacon Blue.

History[edit]

The Glasgow district of Newlands originated as farmland around the manor house of Newlands. The estate was situated in Cathcart Parish on the opposite side of the White Cart Water from Pollokshaws which was in Eastwood Parish. The working farm buildings such as the stables, byre and dairy were situated at the "Mains of Newlands".[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Scotland, Gerald Blaikie, Glasgow,. "Newlands, Glasgow : Illustrated Guide". Scotcities.com. Retrieved 2 September 2017.

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