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Glasgow, 25 Albert Drive, Glasgow Museum Of Transport (Old)

Boiler House (Period Unassigned), Museum (19th Century)-(20th Century)

Site Name Glasgow, 25 Albert Drive, Glasgow Museum Of Transport (Old)

Classification Boiler House (Period Unassigned), Museum (19th Century)-(20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Boiler House; Tramway Theatre; Coplawhill Tram Works And Depot

Canmore ID 157923

Site Number NS56SE 306

NGR NS 58106 63108

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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  • Council Glasgow, City Of
  • Parish Govan (City Of Glasgow)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District City Of Glasgow
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Recording Your Heritage Online

Tramway Theatre, 25 Albert Drive, 522 Pollokshaws Road, 1894, W Clark, engineer

Built as Coplawhill Tram Works and Depot. Red ashlar front, round-arched brick tram doorways. Workshops added, 1899; converted to Museum, 1964, and to Theatre and Exhibition space, 1980s; refurbished 1998, Zoo Architects.

Taken from "Greater Glasgow: An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Sam Small, 2008. Published by the Rutland Press

Architecture Notes

NS56SE 306 58106 63108

Orginal boiler house for tramway depot, for tramway depot see NS56SE 298


Photographic Record (26 July 2006)

The 5 end bays facing onto Pollokshaws Road at NS58196 63127 which was part of the original horse tram depot (as depicted on the Ordnance Survey, 25-inch map, epoch 2, 79ns5863 (1899)) suffered partial collapse in July 2006 and became unsafe. The remains of these bays were subsequently demolished late July 2006.


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