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Entrance to South West Community Cycles at Pollokshaws West Railway Station Pollokshaws West Railway Station,

2092 Pollokshaws Road G43 1AT

Explore the oldest surviving railway station building in Glasgow, its history and its recent conversion into a community cycling centre followed by an easy cycle tour of nearby Pollok Park,one of Glasgows hidden gems delivered by a profesional cycle guide. Hire a bike from us or bring your own.

Pollokshaws West Railway Station is important as the oldest surviving railway station building in operation in Glasgow. Recently refurbished by GBPT, now a base for South West Community Cycles.

Inspired by Scotrails Adopt a Station initiative, Glasgow Building Preservation Trust have developed Pollokshaws West Railway Station for a number of years with the restauration successfully completed in May 2013.

The buildings have been converted into a resource centre for South West Community Cycles providing affordable bike related services including cycle hire and repair, activities and an information centre.

This event will start off with a 30 minute tour of Pollokshaws West Railway Station and will be followed by a 1 hour cycle ride into the nearby Pollok Park, discovering all the park has to offer including its stunning wildlife and its beautiful woodlands delivered by a profesional cycle guide. Bring your own bike or hire one of our exquisite fleet. Refreshments will be provided at the end of the tour.

Discover Glasgows Industrial Heritage: You will be guided through an industrial history of Glasgows oldest surviving railway station building from the official station opening on the 27th September 1848 all the way through to the present day. Present day re-use of station buildings housing co

Discover Green Glasgow: Cycling as an eco-friendly alternative transport method. You will cycle from our centre at Pollokshaws West Railway Station and into the nearby Pollok Park, discovering all the park has to offer including its stunning wildlife and its beautiful woodland.

Number in Brochure: 113

 

Tour Times

Wed 2pm; 2 hours

Advanced Booking Essential

Advanced Booking Essential at margaret@southwestcommunitycycles.co.uk or 0141 632 7155

Additional Booking Information:

Booking opens at 10am on Wednesday 26th August 2015.

Please be aware that Doors Open Day events are very popular and will book out quickly.

Please only book for events that you intend to go to and cancel your space as soon as possible if you are unable to attend.

Access

Restrictions on Access: Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. Appropriate clothing /footwear for cycling and weather.

No Disabled Access

 

Getting Here

Nearest Train or Subway Station(s): Pollokshaws West

Parking: On Street Parking Available Free of Charge

 

Organisation

South West Community Cycles

0141 632 7155

alyson@southwestcommunitycycles.co.uk

www.southwestcommunitycycles.co.uk

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