Craigton, Glasgow facts for kids

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Craigton shown within Glasgow
OS grid reference NS543643
Council area
Lieutenancy area
  • Glasgow
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GLASGOW
Postcode district G52
Dialling code 0141
Police Strathclyde
Fire Strathclyde
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
  • Glasgow South West
Scottish Parliament
  • Glasgow Pollok
List of places
GlasgowCoordinates: 55°50′59″N 4°19′44″W / 55.8498°N 4.3289°W / 55.8498; -4.3289
Craigton Road - - 1092479
Craigton Road

Formerly farming land for the Township of Govan, Craigton (Gaelic: Baile Chreig) is a residential suburb in the southwest of the Scottish city of Glasgow. It borders Bellahouston Park, Cardonald and Govan. It has a primary school, Craigton Primary School, a small industrial estate and a number of shops lining Paisley Road West. Craigton Cemetery is immediately to the west of Craigton and was opened in 1873.

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