Major incidents

Fire Memorial

Fire memorial, in the pavement at St Georges Cross

Woodside has seen few major incidents throughout the years, but three of those are worth taking time to remember.

Two are marked by memorials  – the major fire of 1972, and the devastating explosion at Stockline Plastics in 2004.

The third incident – a shootout in Holyrood Crescent – was shocking at the time, but is little remembered except perhaps in Glasgow’s Police Museum.

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