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.
113 Trongate, Glasgow. Britannia Vaults. 1880s. The Britannia Vaults was situated at 113 Trongate and 2 New Wynd. One of the earliest licensees’ was a John Graham who was landlord in 1858. When Gildard & MaqcFarlans’ theatre first opened it appears to have been called Willie Campbell’s Sining Saloon, within a few months John […]
60 Trongate, corner of Albion Street, Glasgow, G1 5EP. Tel: 0141 548 1350. Bluu. 2006. This photograph was taken from the Trongate. Fat Cats Cafe. 2006. The pub had a facelift shortly after this image was taken and is now called Maggie May”s, next door is J T Rockhead and the Gate. The Gate has […]
Trongate, Glasgow. The Black Bull Inn, Trongate. Glasgow’s first theatre was erected against the wall of the Bishop’s Palace, near the Cathedral. It was a primitive wooden shack. It was opened as the Castle Yard Booth, between 1752-1754. Reverend George Whitfield declared it a den of iniquity and burned it to the ground. George […]