78 Cambridge Street, Glasgow. G2 3HN. Demolished.
The Cambridge Bar was situated at the corner of Cambridge Street and Wemyss Place. 1960s.
In the 1890s Councillor Alexander McLaren ran this popular howff, the McLaren family of publican’s owned licensed premises in the city since the 1840s. Alexander owned pubs on the Gallowgate, Candleriggs the old Riggs Bar, Spoutmouth, Main Street, Bridgeton, Cowcaddens and Wellington Street.
To read more on the history of Alexander McLaren and his public houses in the city, check back soon for my second book.
The Cambridge Bar shortly before demolition. 1960s.
A large neon illuminated advertising sign, Murray’s Ales was a permanent feature on the side of the old tenement for years.
Exterior view of the Cambridge Bar. 1960’s.
The is a newer pub on Cambridge Street called “The Cambridge Bar.”
Do you remember this old pub? If so please leave a comment.