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Springburn, Glasgow City

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Springburn, Glasgow City

Springburn (Scottish Gaelic: Allt an Fhuairainn) is an inner city district in the north of the Scottish city of Glasgow, home to various working and middle-class households. Springburn developed from a small rural hamlet at the beginning of the nineteenth century. Its industrial expansion began with the establishment of a chemical works by Charles Tennant on the newly opened Monkland Canal at nearby St. Rollox in 1799, which later became part of the United Alkali Company.
Post townGlasgow
Administrative CountyGlasgow City
Traditional CountyLanarkshire
OS GridNS6068
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code0141
Population14,863 (2004)

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