1981 Gala Floats

Lets go to 1981 next. These decorated floats for ‘Robertsons of Springwell’ headed along Glasgow Road that summer to the Gala in the park. A trip that must have felt quite strange given the demolition of many of the tenements.

Lorna Rarity shared them added, “My mum found these of Gala day. Thought you could use them. Look at the price of petrol!”

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