Page last updated on: Wednesday, 15 August, 2018.

Aerial Views - Close-ups

Nowadays aerial photos are generally taken by drones. Subjects can be carefully viewed before photographing. We have managed to aquire a number of photos that were taken from a small plane in 1978. These we present below :


Woodside Terrace.


Clock Tower 1


Clock Tower 2


Clock Tower 3


Corner of High Street & Digby Street, showing the Bank o' Fleet Hotel and the Old Town Hall after partial demolition.


Part of Brewery Brae showing Tigh an Lios and the Brewery.


The Brewery - note the industrial greenhouses at The Smithy (top).


Victoria Street - The Smithy, Old Fire Station, Police Station & Bobbin Mill Cottage.


Corner of Victoria Street and Catherine Street - Bobbin Mill Cottage & Police Station in foreground.


Another view of the corner of Victoria Street & Catherine Street, showing Otterbank on the right.


Corner of Catherine Street and Digby Street - white building top centre is the Scout Hall.


Corner of Catherine Street and Digby Street from the other side.


Catherine Street from the SE- Digby Street is far left.


Digby Street - Glenavon and Fleetview on opposite sides.


At west end of Birtwhistle Street is the youth hostel- now Bleachfields (private residence).

Junction of Catherine Street and Old Ford Lane, looking south.


East end of Birtwhistle Street - Woodlyn is central.


Halfway along Memory Lane - Garthavon & Fidra.


Memory Lane approaching Girthon cemetery - Barchuill.


On the way "Roon the Watter" - Low Creoch.


Dalmalin & Low Barlay.