Recollections

West Granton

    Edinburgh Waterfront  -  Shops in West Granton Road  -  21 March 2003

in the

1950s

 

Edinburgh Waterfront  -  Aerial Photograph  -  2001

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Recollections by Ian Foster

Perth, Western Australia

Thank you to Ian Foster, now living in Perth, Western Australia, for his recollections of the shops in West Granton Road, in the photograph above.

These shops are just inside the southern boundary of the area coloured green on the aerial view below, now being developed as Edinburgh Waterfront.  West Granton Road runs along the bottom of the area coloured green.

Ian wrote;

Shops in West Granton Road

Was interested in you photos of a row of shops in west Granton.

I lived just up Crewe Road North.

The first shop was Delecatos, ice cream, papers, etc.

-  then Grahams, the grocer.

-  then Divernos, another Italian ice cream parlour that had a juke box.

Happy memories

Ian Foster, Perth, Western Australia.  6 June 2005

 

 

If you have comments to add, relating to any of the recollections on this site, please email me.  Thank you.

 

 

North Edinburgh

Cramond - Granton - Royston - Trinity -  Wardie

Maps

Granton:  transport map 1932

Granton:  small map 1870

Granton:  large map 1870

Recollections

Cramond:                        from 1940s

Cramond Island:              1970s

Granton:                           1930s   1940s   1950s   1970s

Granton, Trinity, Wardie:  1940s   1950s - 60s   Shops

Lower Granton Road        all dates

Muirhouse                         from 1930s

Pilton:                               1940 bomb

Royston:                            from 1930s

Wardie School:                 1930s    1940s   1950s

                                         1960s    1970s   1980s

History

Granton, Trinity, Wardie:  from 1544

 

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