147 Springburn Road, Glasgow. The Caley Bar was formerly called Hughes Bar, established by wine and spirit merchant James Hughes in 1875. Mr Hughes lived in nearby 17 Petershill Road, he belonged to the well known Springburn family of Hughes who had pubs and licensed grocers businesses in that area. Mr Hughes also owned […]
498 Springburn Road corner of 2 Blenheim Street, Glasgow. G21. Demolished. Mr William Anderson was born in Stirlingshire, his father was an ardent Radical of the old school. When young William was 17 years of age he decided to go to Glasgow in search of a busier life. His first job was in the building […]
588 Springburn Road, Glasgow. Springburn Wine & Spirit Vaults sat on Springburn Road near the foot of the Balgrayhill. The residents of Springburn may remember Cameron’s, well this old pub was situated a few doors away from this popular confectioner shop, I have vivid memories of going into Cameron’s for sweets before I made my […]
1172 Springburn Road, Springburn, Glasgow. G21. The Spring Inn. 1991. Situated on Springburn Road and built on a site on which running water was found during the excavations, the public house was named with this in mind the Spring Inn. The licence holder Desmond Owen Bradley who formerly owned premises in Kingston Street the licence […]
194-96 Springburn Road, Glasgow. Sherry’s Auchintoshan Bar was for over one hundred years a well known Springburn Landmark sitting on a prominent site at the corner of Auchintoshan Terrace since 1873. The Sherry family have been Glasgow Wine & Spirit Merchants since the 1850s. Brothers James and Patrick opened a small pub at 34 […]
726-728 Springburn Road, Glasgow. Quin’s Gushet Bar sat at the bottom of Balgrayhill Road, Springburn. To read the full history of this popular Springburn howff Click Here to hear about our second book.