Glasgow, United Kingdom

"Newlands Walk - Untold Stories from WWII"

"Newlands Walk - Untold Stories from WWII"

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41 tour stops

1

Introduction

Stop 1

5 min
2

Newlands South Church

Stop 2

2 min
3

Millbrae and the roots of Newlands

Stop 3

2 min
4

Earlspark Avenue & the roots of Newlands

Stop 4

5 min
5

Sgt Robert McFarlan, Royal Artillery

Stop 5

2 min
6

Albert Park Recreational Ground

Stop 6

2 min
7

Earlspark Avenue - Bronze Age Newlands

Stop 7

2 min
8

William Simpson, Merchant Navy

Stop 8

4 min
9

Continuing along Earlspark Avenue - Interwar Years

Stop 9

6 min
10

G. and J. Weir's of Cathcart

Stop 10

3 min
11

The Weir's Buildings

Stop 11

2 min
12

Weir's Wartime Contribution

Stop 12

3 min
13

Newlands Road Railway Bridge to Muirskeith Place

Stop 13

3 min
14

The Build Up to World War 2

Stop 14

5 min
15

The Effect of Wartime

Stop 15

3 min
16

John Mauchline and John Campbell

Stop 16

2 min
17

Daily Life during Wartime

Stop 17

3 min
18

Quadrant Drive

Stop 18

3 min
19

W.L. Chadwick

Stop 19

48 s
20

Public Health

Stop 20

3 min
21

Sgt (Observer) James William Barrie Craig, RAF VR

Stop 21

33 s
22

Newlands Park

Stop 22

3 min
23

"Healthy Pursuits" & Crime during Wartime

Stop 23

3 min
24

Beverley Road and Calderwood Lodge

Stop 24

2 min
25

Flying Officer Colin Campbell Blair RAF VR

Stop 25

2 min
26

Lt. Robert Smyth McColl, Royal Armoured Corps

Stop 26

2 min
27

Historic Merrylee

Stop 27

3 min
28

Captain John (Ian) William Barclay, RAMC

Stop 14

2 min
29

Toll Roads and Bleachfields

Stop 29

5 min
30

Pte Gordon Stuart, REME

Stop 30

43 s
31

Mains of Newlands/Dovehill Farm

Stop 31

2 min
32

Newlands Tramway Depot and Bleachworks

Stop 32

2 min
33

John MacLean

Stop 33

2 min
34

Prefabs and Pollok FC

Stop 34

5 min
35

Kilmarnock Road - shops & entertainment in wartime

Stop 35

5 min
36

Wartime Glasgow

Stop 36

4 min
37

Pte Gavin Wilson, Black Watch

Stop 37

2 min
38

Air Raids on Glasgow

Stop 38

7 min
39

Sgt David Dempster, RAF VR

Stop 39

2 min
40

Contact Us

Information about how to get in touch with your own stories.

 
41

With Thanks to our Cast and Crew!

Recognising the tremendous team work that created this tour

 

Overview

Have you ever thought about who used to live in the houses around you? Are you interested in World War II? Come on a tour delving in to the WWII War Memorial of Newlands South Church to find out a bit more about those who lost their lives and where and how they lived.

Itinerary 5.7 km / 2:00

Offline map included

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