Trongate, Glasgow. The Tontine Hotel. The Tontine Hotel was situated at Glasgow Cross on the Trongate. Another view of the Trongate with the Tontine Hotel on the left. Trongate with the Tontine Hotel c 1870s. The Tontine Hotel was destroyed by fire in 1911. In 1795, the Assembly Rooms, in Ingram Street, were built […]
63 Trongate, Glasgow. G1 5HB. Tel: 0141 552 4267. The Tron. 1991. The Tron. 2007 The Tron 2007.
153 Trongate, Glasgow. Rabbie Burns. 1930s. To read the full history of this city centre pub check out our book here. 1888 the opening of the Rabbie Burns Tavern, 151 Trongate, Glasgow. A pleasant little convivial meeting was held the other evening on the occasion of the opening of Rabbie Burns Tavern, by an old […]
88 Trongate, Glasgow. Demolished. Thanks to the Mitchell Library. Sir John Moore (1761-1809), son of the physician John Moore (1729-1802), was born in this three-storey tenement, Donald’s Land, opposite the Tron Steeple in Trongate. The family moved to Dunlop Street c 1771. Sir John became a national hero following his death fighting against the French […]
113 Trongate, Glasgow. G1 5HD. Britannia Vaults. 1880s. The Britannia Music Hall (The Panopticon) in Trongate, Glasgow, is the oldest surviving music hall in the world. Built in 1857 by Thomas Gildard and HM McFarlane, it has hosted some of the biggest names on the Music hall circuit. In 1906 Stan Laurel made his first […]
60 Trongate, corner of Albion Street, Glasgow, G1 5EP. Tel: 0141 548 1350. Bluu. 2006. This photograph was taken from the Trongate. Bluu is situated at the corner of Trongate and Albion Street. Next door is The Fat Cat Cafe Bar. Bluu. 2006. The Fat Cats Cafe Bar. 2006. The pub had a facelift shortly […]