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Greenock Travel Guide  

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Info about Greenock

Overview

Greenock can be described as a big town as well as former ‘burgh of barony’ within ‘Inverclyde council area’ of Scotland’s western area.
Greenock goes on to have formed a portion of one of the contiguous ‘urban area’ with ‘Port Glasgow’ on the eastern side and ‘Gourock’ on the western side.
As of census conducted in the year 2001, population of Greenock was 45467.
As per geography, Greenock lies on ‘south bank’ of ‘Clyde’ at ‘Tail of the Bank’. It is here that River Clyde moves further to expand in to ‘Firth of Cycle’.
Till the year 1974, Greenock had been one of the ‘parliamentary burghs’ in right of its own. It got merged with ‘Port Glasgow’ thereafter. This led to the formation of ‘Greenock and Port Glasgow’ constituency. It went on to become ‘Greenock and Inverclyde’ in the year 1997. Following redistribution of ‘Scottish Seats’, its merging in to the big ‘Inverclyde’ took place.

Area code:
01475
Time zone:
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kevin
Overall rating 1
Overall Guide : Greenock is a very boring town, there's not much for most people to do except drink, and yes we are going to have a new theatre which is to be named the beacon. I think this was some old light... more of some kind, that was around quay many years ago. The new theatre I have heard, has been voted the most ugliest building in Scotland, and why not if you see it you'll agree.
rosemaryslater
Level 9     1 Trophy    Viaggia: Family
Overall rating 10
Overall Guide : Lovely place, was targeted in world war 2, so it has a lot of history. James Watt college is situated there, which has history as well your got the clyde which was one of the most popular ship yards in... more its time.
Not to be missed mcclean museum , water front , gourock
Overall rating 6
Overall Guide : Very welcoming
anonymous
Overall rating 6
Overall Guide : The worst city in the world... really never go there!!! I lived there four years and there's nothing... it's an ugly city with no vegetation except some weeds and grassland...
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