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Pollok, Glasgow City

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Pollok, Glasgow City

Pollok is a large housing estate on the south-western side of the city of Glasgow, Scotland. It was built to house families from the overcrowded inner city. Housing 30,000, it was built from the 1920s to the 1950s. The main features of the area are the nearby park, Pollok Country Park, and the adjacent Crookston Castle where Mary, Queen of Scots, was once held.
Post townGlasgow
Administrative CountyGlasgow City
Traditional CountyRenfrewshire
OS GridNS5362
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code0141
Population63,557
 

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