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Glasgows-Motorways.co.uk details the history, development and construction of the motorways and other routes of the Greater Glasgow area!

 

The site aims to provide the most accurate source of information available on subjects such as A Highway Plan for Glasgow and the Glasgow Inner Ring Road in addition to the M8 and M74 motorways. Rare plans, charts, opening booklets and photos are a regular feature and help to illustrate the various articles.

 

A guide on how to navigate around the site can be found below as well as details on our recent articles and published pages.

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Latest Articles

The Maryhill Motorway

POSTED UNDER: The Great Unbuilt     DATE: 16th Oct 2014     AUTHOR: Stuart Baird

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The Renfrew Motorway

POSTED UNDER: The M8 Motorway     DATE: 19th Jul 2014     AUTHOR: John Hassall

J23 Ibrox 1976
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The Highway Plan

POSTED UNDER: History & Background     DATE: 10th Feb 2015     AUTHOR: Stuart Baird

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Research Services

The site is happy to provide research services to those interested in the M8 or any of the other motorways in the Glasgow area.

 

We have an array of plans, reports, drawings and photographs dating from 1946 to the present day which were produced for Local Authorities, Transport Executives and Central Government. If you are a student carrying out research or a production assistant looking for information feel free to get in touch! All requests for info can be made via the Research Services page.

Special Thanks

The site wishes to thank all those who have assisted with the supply of reports, plans, photos and various other items.

 

Special thanks must go to Mr John M Cullen for encouragement and archive materials and to Mr Alaister Walker for access to photographs and opening booklets!