|GLASGOW (NELSON) GREYHOUND STADIUM
This site is not an official website for the track shown here and is neither approved or endorsed by the stadium. I am indebted to Richard English for helping to construct this page.
|The Scottish second city of Glasgow had a number of greyhound tracks but one of the first to close was at Nelson. It was situated at 4° 12' W 55° 51' N and first opened on 2nd September 1930. Like so many greyhound tracks at this time, it shared its facilities with the emerging sport of speedway. Indeed it was speedway which was launched first, with the first meeting taking place in 1928.|
|The independently run flapping track operated for just 7 years and closed its gates in 1937.|
I am grateful to Jon Seddon for the following link to a map showing the whereabouts of the old track
|This section gives a comprehensive picture of
the badges produced by the track throughout the ages, but only provides the briefest of
glimpses of its history. For those wishing to undertake further research we can recommend
a visit to
http://astore.amazon.co.uk/wwwgreyhoundd-21 where further reading can be undertaken.
If you have rare Glasgow Nelson badges and artefacts for sale then email firstname.lastname@example.org