Fifty years ago, a canyon of concrete was carved through Glasgow’s urban fabric. Where once city dwellers passed uninterrupted from city centre to neighborhood there is now a vast expanse of tarmac rising and falling dramatically into the ground.
Charing X was once a community before it became a major intersection: the main ingress and egress point for traffic in, out and through Glasgow.
This mini-doc explores how this place has changed.
January 2019 ©
Margaret O’Neil, former resident of 87 St George’s Road
Johnny Rodger, professor of urban literature at Glasgow School of Art
Stuart Baird, civil engineer and founder of the Glasgow Motorway Archive
Jim O'Neil, former resident of Anderston
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