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Pollokshaws, Glasgow City

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Pollokshaws, Glasgow City

Pollokshaws is a district on the southside of the city of Glasgow, Scotland. The housing stock mostly consists of some sandstone tenement housing, tower blocks and modern brick tenement-style buildings. According to the 2001 Census Pollokshaws has a population of 4,295. Its residents are a mixture of working class and middle class social groups, and the area also has a large South Asian community.
Administrative CountyGlasgow City
Traditional CountyRenfrewshire
OS GridNS5561
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

Pollokshaws, Glasgow City in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Pollokshaws, police burgh and ry. sta., Eastwood par., Renfrewshire, on river White Cart, in SW. suburbs of Glasgow, pop. 9363; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks; has cotton factories, bleachfields, printworks, papermills, and iron foundries.

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