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OS grid reference NS576666
Council area
Lieutenancy area
  • Glasgow
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GLASGOW
Postcode district G3
Dialling code 0141
Police Strathclyde
Fire Strathclyde
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
  • Glasgow North
Scottish Parliament
  • Glasgow Kelvin
List of places
GlasgowCoordinates: 55°52′17″N 4°16′39″W / 55.8715°N 4.2774°W / 55.8715; -4.2774
Woodlands Drive, a typical road in Woodlands

Woodlands is a residential area in the west-end of Glasgow, Scotland. It is located east of Hillhead, south of Woodside, and north of Park Circus. Kelvingrove Park borders Woodlands to the south, and the M8 motorway at Charing Cross is to the east.

Woodlands has a substantial Asian minority population (primarily Muslim) as well as a large number of students as residents. The area is in the vicinity of the University of Glasgow, and the university's Education Faculty is sited within the area.

The housing stock mostly consists of blonde sandstone tenement housing and modern redevelopment which is also predominantly in the tenement style.

Public transport includes Kelvinbridge and St George's Cross Subway stations, located respectively at the western and eastern extremes of the district, as well as numerous bus routes along Great Western and Woodlands Roads.

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