A look through the Milngavie archives

A new technical college for students in Milngavie and Bearsden was opened three months ahead of schedule at a cost of £500,000.

The new college was situated in Kilbowie Road, Clydebank.

In addition a further £200,000 was spent on equipment and furniture .

Among the facilities were a well equipped gymnasium.

The college had a maximum capacity of 1,144 students split between full-time, part-time students and evening class students.

The building had three main departments, engineering, building and commerce.

Each department at the college offered vocational courses leading to recognisable qualifications.