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13 dramatic photos that show the changing face of Glasgow’s Argyle street

It’s one of Glasgow most famous and busiest streets and over the past 100 years or so it has changed dramatically.

Here are a selection of amazing pictures from our archives that show the changes. Main picture: Rept0n1x\Wikimedia

This black and white photograph shows the intersection with Buchanan Street in 1963.

1. Argyle Street in 1963

This black and white photograph shows the intersection with Buchanan Street in 1963.
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The new Boots store opens in Argyle Street in 1962.

2. The four corners at Argyle Street in 1962

The new Boots store opens in Argyle Street in 1962.
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Glasgow crowds and shoppers stood well back when a suspect package was discovered in a litter bin outside Marks & Spencer store in Argyle Street, July 1985.

3. Glasgow M&S bomb scare 1985

Glasgow crowds and shoppers stood well back when a suspect package was discovered in a litter bin outside Marks & Spencer store in Argyle Street, July 1985.
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Glasgow crowds and shoppers stand well back as the bomb disposal squad dealt with what proved to be a hoax.

4. Glasgow M&S bomb scare 1985 (Photo 2)

Glasgow crowds and shoppers stand well back as the bomb disposal squad dealt with what proved to be a hoax.
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