15 pictures of places in Scotland from the noughties that are gone but not forgotten

It may not seem that long ago for some of us, but the noughties (the decade between the years 2000 and 2010) are long gone now.

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Since then many landmarks of Scottish life have disappeared, but are not forgotten. Take a trip down memory lane with this these 15 pictures of places and events that are long gone.

Borders book store on Buchanan Street closed in 2009.

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Gordon Ramsay's Michelin starred restaurant at One Devonshire Gardens in Glasgow closed its doors in 2004.
This iconic clothes store shut UK shops by 2001.
After several setbacks, Glasgow Zoo in Baillieston closed its gates for the last time in August 2003. The zoo had originally opened in 1947.
Headquartered in Glasgow, Global Video rental shop branches were all over Scotland during the early noughties, and then disappeared quickly in 2006.
In 2003, the MTV Europe Music Awards were held at Ocean Terminal in Edinburgh. A massive marquee was erected for the occasion, and presenters included Andre 3000, The Black Eyed Peas and Ludacris. Quintessential noughties.
These iconic high rise flats were brought down in 2010.
The music festival, which had moved from Glasgow to Balado in Kinross went on hiatus in 2014 and hasn't been back since.
In 2004 it was announced that the building occupied by the Venue had been sold to a property developer. The Venue was given a stay of execution of four years, it received just two.
These much loved stores announced closures in 2008.
The former site of the Elgin Place Congregational Church at the corner of Pitt Street and Bath Street, housed two clubs - The Shack and Trash - and was part of the bustling Bath Street club and pub scene until 2004.
The St James Centre, which was often thought of as one of the ugliest in Scotland has now been demolished to make way for the new St James complex.
Opened in 1999, Eros Elite at Fountainbridge was short-lived, as the club was closed in 2003.
Virgin Megastore's, like this one in Princes Street, closed in 2007
Safeway supermarkets ceased trading in 2005.