King George V Dock

Location type

Place

Name and dates

King George V Dock (1931-)

Opened on the Glasgow and Renfrew District Railway.

Description

This dock is on the south bank of the River Clyde. Although it has lost its railway connection via Shieldhall Yard, it remains open.

The dock was built for goods, not minerals.

Tags

Dock

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
01/09/2018



Dates

  /  /1914Clyde Navigation Trust
Shieldhall Dock and Tramways authorised. Authorisation includes permission to close up Renfrew Road. The dock would ultimately open in 1931, named the King George V Dock.