16 pictures of old Fountainbridge when it was Edinburgh’s industrial heartland
Famous as the birthplace of Sir Sean Connery, Fountainbridge was once one of Edinburgh’s most densely-populated districts and a true industrial heartland that employed thousands of people in its breweries, dairies and factories.
We take a look back at the area as it was before its people and industries were displaced during the latter half of the 20th century.
1. Beatles Fans queuing for tickets, 1964
View of Morrison Street and Semple Street showing side and back of ABC cinema.