FINNIESTON QUAY – BELL’S BRIDGE
Bell’s Bridge at Night in monochrome.
Bell’s Bridge is connecting the North (Finnieston Quay) and South (Pacific Quay) banks of River Clyde.
Bell’s Bridge was opened in 1988 and named after its sponsors “Bell’s & Sons”.
Finnieston Quay is located on the North side of River Clyde in Glasgow; before the deindustrialisation the area was filled of docks and warehouses; today it’s an area for housing and businesses.
Queen’s Dock was opened in 1877 to be used for exporting goods from Glasgow city around the world. Sadly, the docks were closed in 1969.
Today, you shall find the following businesses on the banks of Finnieston Quay e.g. Clyde Auditorium, Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC), SSE Hydro Arena, Glasgow City Heliport, Crowne Plaza Hotel etc.
Pacific Quay is located on the South side of River Clyde in Glasgow; it’s the former location of Plantation Quay, Prince’s Dock and Mavisbank Quay on which the Prince’s Dock was the largest basin on the River Clyde; sadly, it ceased to be in use in the 1970s due to the declination of Glasgow’s shipbuilding businesses.
Today, you shall find the following businesses on the banks of Pacific Quay e.g. Glasgow Science Centre, STV (Scottish Television), BBC Scotland and Capital Scotland etc.
River Clyde is the second longest river in Scotland with its around 40 miles (65 km) long; meandering though the various landscape and suburban areas, including the heart of city of Glasgow. The river stretches from the Firth of Clyde near Port Glasgow, Inverclyde to Glenochar, South Lanarkshire.
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