Temple Gas Works

Location type

Place


Name and dates

Temple Gas Works (1871-1964)

Opened on the Glasgow Central Railway.

Opened on the Stobcross Railway.


Description

This gas works was opened by the Partick, Hillhead and Maryhill Gas Company. Glasgow Corporation bought the works in 1891, naming i Gasworks No 4.

The works was provided with coal by rail. The first siding was from Knightswood South Junction and approached the works from the west. A second, and private line, opened after the works came into joint ownership with the Dawsholm Gas Works approached through a low tunnel from the east from the east. The third was a branch of the Glasgow Central Railway and appoached through tunnel and cutting from the east. The three were connected within the works.

The gas works no longer produces gas but it noteworthy for its two large gasholders.


Tags

Gas works

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
NLS Map
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