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On 10/11/2018 at 5:32 PM, The Original 59er said:

There was a toy shop down towards the bottom of Cotton St (opposite the east gable of the Abbey) where I used to go and buy my airfix kits - it was located just below this photo of Gemmells Dairy.

I can't remember its name, but I do remember all the bus stops on the Abbey side of the road and if I remember rightly these were some of the Glasgow buses that came along Canal St and then round by the Abbey before turning right onto Gauze St. I think that would be the Ardrossan bus, and the Gourock and Greenock via Bridge of Weir buses!  :huh:

 

Cotton St - Gemmills Dairy.jpg

Cotton St Top next to Abbey.jpg

I used to travel to and from school on the Largs/West Kilbride/Seamill buses which came along Broomlands/Wellmeadow/ High Street on the way to Glasgow and Cotton Street/ Bridge Street/George Street on the way to the Ayrshire coast. As I recall, the Adrossan and Greenock/Gourock buses followed the same route.

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On ‎10‎/‎11‎/‎2018 at 5:32 PM, The Original 59er said:

There was a toy shop down towards the bottom of Cotton St (opposite the east gable of the Abbey) where I used to go and buy my airfix kits - it was located just below this photo of Gemmells Dairy.

I can't remember its name, but I do remember all the bus stops on the Abbey side of the road and if I remember rightly these were some of the Glasgow buses that came along Canal St and then round by the Abbey before turning right onto Gauze St. I think that would be the Ardrossan bus, and the Gourock and Greenock via Bridge of Weir buses!  :huh:

 

 

 

Believe it or not, but I think it was called, "Glasgow's", if my memory services me right  

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1 hour ago, pod said:

Believe it or not, but I think it was called, "Glasgow's", if my memory services me right  

There was a Harry Glasgow had a shop up next to the Wishing Well.He rented and repaired TVs.

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12 hours ago, pod said:

Believe it or not, but I think it was called, "Glasgow's", if my memory services me right  

'Glasgow's' doesn't ring an immediate bell, but you might be right. 

I had a fleeting thought it might have been called Dunlop's, but that too was just a random name that went through my old computer that is called my brain. :unsure:

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35 minutes ago, shull said:

Aye, but I dinnae know when. 

I can see the rear of my old house and the Arthurlie Inns. 

Railway is long gone. 

That was once upon a time my local, we had the house/flat above what used to be the ice cream makers on the Main Street just out of picture on the right hand side!!

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2 hours ago, shull said:

Aye, but I dinnae know when. 

I can see the rear of my old house and the Arthurlie Inns. 

Railway is long gone. 

1950 according to the excellent Britain from above website!

Here`s another one

barrhead 1.jpg

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2 minutes ago, cockles1987 said:
5 minutes ago, shull said:
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Saints shop just out of picture.

Fond memories going in there to buy Programmes and getting served by legend , Jack.

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