Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival is a free celebration of Glasgow’s architectural gems, with events, audio walking tours and activities for kids from 11th-17th September 2023. https://glasgowdoorsopendays.org.uk/ On Sunday 17th September 2023 1pm-4pm, we will offer free refreshments tea, coffee, juice and biscuits using the great facilities provided by our friends at Roystonhill Community Hub. […]
Season’s Greetings and best wishes for 2023 Photos taken on Christmas Eve – RDT’s tree and festive lights at Royston Primary. Also shown is Roystonhill Spire formerly Townhead Blochairn Church (1866) which hosted hundreds of Christmas services over the years (photo from Christmas 1978 by Catherine Houston).
Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival is a free celebration of Glasgow’s architectural gems, with events, audio walking tours and activities for kids from 12th-18th September 2022. https://glasgowdoorsopendays.org.uk/ On Sunday 18th September 2022 10am-2pm, we will offer free refreshments tea, coffee, juice and biscuits using the great facilities provided by our friends at Roystonhill Community Hub. Download our […]
This film is a birds-eye view of the area from over the Roystonhill Spire clock tower – made for Doors Open Day Festival in September 2021 ?
Photos from the Spire Park, Royston Road, Rosemount Business Park and Glenconner Park – around the area of Royston, Glasgow. Roystonhill Spire is maintained for the community by Rosemount Development Trust and the Spire Park is free and open year-round. You can find out more about the stone sculptures on our historical interpretation panels and […]
Some pics from last weekend – our first time participating in ‘Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival’ #GDODF21 Thanks to everyone who came along – our ‘Doors Open’ volunteers Laura & Gordon, Pauline at the Hub on the Hill Cafe and Spire View for their help. We got a great response – people travelling to see Roystonhill Spire, […]
Works in progress – next week will see the completion of the wonderful mosaics, and annual maintenance work on the Spire, in preparation for Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival on 19th September. Artist Jane McInally worked with local people of all ages, researching the history of the area for inspiration in creating the mosaics. There will […]
Looking back at photos taken in 1998-99 during the construction of Rosemount Business Park. In 1997 the local charity Rosemount Development Trust had achieved 100% occupancy at the Millburn Centre, a former school building converted for local businesses. It set up a subsidiary, also a charity, Rosemount Workspace Limited to create new business premises on the […]
Birds-eye view – a photo taken from the Roystonhill Spire by our steeplejacks. Today we commemorate that on 8th June 1866 – 155 years ago – the church on Roystonhill opened. The view must have looked very different back then. What is now called Roystonhill Spire is the only remaining part of Townhead-Blochairn Parish Church, […]
Our boards have arrived! They will soon be installed in the Spire Park along with 12 beautiful mosaic panels which were created from community workshops on local history. The Spire Park public art and heritage project is funded by National Lottery Heritage Fund Scotland and Rosemount Workspace Ltd. https://www.rosemountbusinesspark.co.uk/