Clydeside

Clydeside

 

a conurbation in Scotland along the lower course of the Clyde River. Population, 1,732,900 (1970), one-third of Scotland’s population. The main city is Glasgow; among the other cities are Paisley, Renfrew, Clydebank, Dumbarton, Port Glasgow, and Greenock. Clydeside is an important industrial region, famous for shipbuilding; machine building, metallurgy, and chemical industries are there. Clydeside’s economy is linked to its port.

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It also allows them entry to an exclusive bar and restaurant at the PS125million venue on Glasgow's Clydeside.
Before 2,000 guests seated in a quayside marquee in Southampton, the naming by the Queen recalled the launch by her grandmother, Queen Mary, of the first Queen Mary ship on Clydeside in 1934.
Before 2,000 guests seated in a quaysidemarquee, the naming by the Queen followed the launch by her grandmother, Queen Mary,of the first ship to bear the name on Clydeside in 1934.
The total contracts are expected to save 1,250 jobs at BAE Systems's two Clydeside shipyards, a further 900 jobs in Barrow-in-Furness and 800 jobs with Vosper Thorneycroft.
Career: He worked as a welder on Clydeside before joining a folk band as a banjo player and becoming famous.
It's amazing the affect a Cup tie can have on our fans," says manager Allan McGraw, who is a living legend with this Clydeside club.
This turbulent period in history has become known as Red Clydeside.
I would also like to state, as a Scotsman from Clydeside, I have noticed that a great deal of the workers employed in the shipyards on the Clyde are in fact Geordies.
John Caughie, dean of the university's faculty of art, said the institution would be honouring three men in this, their anniversary year - men 'who have achieved distinction in quite different fields but who all began from a common point of origin in the Clydeside shipyards of the 1950s and the 1960s'.
The agony goes on for Dundee United as they dropped yet another precious point on Clydeside.
More than PS20million a year is spent in Scotland diagnosing and treating people exposed to asbestos, with diseases such as mesothelioma, according to pressure group Clydeside Action on Asbestos.
Glasgow's multi-billion pound Clydeside developments could be devastated by rising waters.