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Drumchapel School

Drumchapel School on Garscadden Road in Drumchapel, 1970s.

Drumchapel Public School was built in 1905 to a design demonstrating ideal school architecture which had been exhibited at Glasgow's International Exhibition in 1901. It became Drumchapel Primary School in 1949 and in 1964 it was re-purposed to become Drumchapel School for Mentally Handicapped Children. It had become the Thomas Fortune Work Centre by 1990 but the building was earmarked for demolition in 2003.

Reference: D-ED 5/29/7/144

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning

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disabilities, Drumchapel Primary School, Drumchapel Public School, Drumchapel School, Drumchapel School for Mentally Handicapped Children, International Exhibition, 1901, school architecture, schools, special needs schools, special schools



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