Once a popular holiday destination for Scots, Portobello, its beach, pool and promenade hold many memories of summers’ past.
The heyday of Portobello as a resort lasted until the 80s, but has since seen a regeneration. Here we take a look back at holidaymakers and locals enjoying the attractions of the suburb.
1. Portobello 'Victorian Splash' 1989
Locals dressed in historical costume for a splash in the sea during the Portobello 'Victorian Splash' in June 1989.
2. Portobello Beach 1961
Glasgow Fair holiday-makers on the promenade pause for a look at the beach.
3. Portobello Fun City caravans 1961
Portobello Fun City was a popular attraction but is now a parking place.
4. Portobello Power Station 1961
Even the opening of the power station was a popular event when it held a public open day in 1961.