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Easterhouse, Glasgow City

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Easterhouse, Glasgow City

Easterhouse is a suburb about 6 miles east of Glasgow city centre, Scotland. It was partially built on land gained from the county of Lanarkshire as part of a boundary expansion of Glasgow before the Second World War. Building began in the mid-1950s by the then local authority, Glasgow Corporation. The goal was to provide better housing for the people of the east end living in sub-standard conditions.
Post townGlasgow
Administrative CountyGlasgow City
Traditional CountyLanarkshire
OS GridNS6865
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code0141 771/773
Population26,495 (2001 Census)
 

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

Easterhouse, mining vil. with ry. sta., Old Monkland par., Lanarkshire, 3 miles W. of Coatbridge.

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