Tradeston

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Tradeston (Scots: Tredstoun) is a small district in the Scottish city of Glasgow adjacent to the city centre on the south bank of the River Clyde.

Geography[edit]

Tradeston is bounded by the River Clyde to the north, the Glasgow to Paisley railway line to the south, Eglinton Street and Bridge Street to the east and West Street to the west. The M74 Extension traverses the area.

New flats have been built along the river bank, and the Tradeston bridge which opened on 14 May 2009, links Tradeston and Kingston with Broomielaw.

Economy[edit]

Many former industrial buildings in the area have been demolished as part of the M74 Extension which opened in June 2011.

Transport[edit]

Tradeston has one station on the Glasgow Subway system at West Street.

West Street station is the proposed location of a major new rail-subway interchange as part of the Crossrail Glasgow proposal.

Culture[edit]

The singer Simon Bell was born in Tradeston in 1949.

References[edit]


55°51′11″N 4°15′49″W / 55.85306°N 4.26361°W / 55.85306; -4.26361Coordinates: 55°51′11″N 4°15′49″W / 55.85306°N 4.26361°W / 55.85306; -4.26361