WW1 Roll of Honour

We are currently in possession of the First World War Roll of Honour for the Garngad area. We hope to get this back on public display as part of a new project. While we work behind the scenes on that, we’d welcome the opportunity to speak with descendants of these men. From our own genealogical […]

Competition – Guess the Height of the Spire

Congratulations to Sandra Holmes the winner of our International Women’s Day competition to guess the height of Roystonhill Spire. Sandra’s guess (190ft) was the closest guess to its actual height (188ft). The prize, a £50 voucher to spend at the Café on the Hill was collected by Sandra’s friend Lorraine MacDonald (pictured) on her behalf. […]

Doors Open Days Festival

We’re participating in #GDODF21 ! Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival is a FREE festival about Glasgow’s architectural gems, with events, audio walking tours and activities for kids from 13th-19th September 2021. https://glasgowdoorsopendays.org.uk/   On Sunday 19th September 10am-2pm, will offer free refreshments tea, coffee, juice and biscuits using the great facilities provided by our friends […]

Spire Park mosaics

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 […]

The beacon is back!

Our contractors have been working hard on rewiring/upgrading the Roystonhill Spire lights, and we are pleased to say that they are now all back on. Thanks to Field & Lawn and HF Electrical Ltd – the improved lights are more environmentally friendly with much lower energy consumption, and will be on from dusk till dawn.