QUOTE (Scots Kiwi Lass @ 5th Jun 2014, 11:37am)
Yes, No.3 Vaila Street is at the end nearest to the shops in Skirsa Street. We were on the top floor and all the windows faced to the outside of the building, which was nice. The two bedrooms and bathroom windows were on to Vaila Street and the lounge and kitchen on to Skirsa Street.
When we were re-housed there from Hinshaw Street, we thought we were moving into a palace. It was newly built and we were the first tenants. To have our own kitchen and bathroom, with hot water for the first time, was just magic. We even had a wee verandah off the lounge where my Dad grew geraniums in pots.
There was a single-decker bus which ran from the shops down to Maryhill Road and I went from there to North Kelvinside School. Before the shops were built we would walk to Lambhill and get the tram into Possilpark to do our shopping. Eventually, the trams were replaced with buses which ran right into Cadder, so we were a bit spoilt then!
Sorry, I don't recall any of the names you mentioned.
Happy memories, Jim.