The Tin Forest

Lollipop Ladies

The people of South West Glasgow: A photo exhibition

A collection of photographs and portraits of the people we met in South West Glasgow while building The Tin Forest. These people shared their thoughts, stories and experiences of living in South West Glasgow. Photography by Jassy Earl Photography.

bakers in a bakery

Bakers at G & A McHarg: Lee Clark (Right) has worked at the bakery for twenty six years and Nicole Armstrong (Left) has worked at the bakery for two and a half years.


Man playing bowls

Bowling Club 4

Bowling Club-4

Hillington Bowling Club; Hugh, George and Jack.



Clifford Marlow: Member of the Penilee Community Centre Wood Workshop. Moved from Wolverhampton to Scotland during World War II.



Campbell Miller: Librarian at Cardonald Library. Has worked at the library since he was sixteen.


Lollipop Ladies

Lollipop Ladies at Craigton Primary School on Paisley Road West. Pat Marshall (Left) used to be an auxilary nurse at the Royal Infirmary before becoming a lollipop lady. Phylis Estall moved back to Glasgow with her children sixteen years ago, after living and raising a family in Bournemouth. She worked also worked as an auxilary nurse before becoming a lollipop lady six years ago.


Pennilee -6

Pylons in Penilee Park



Nick Gilbrook: Pharmacist at Numark Pharmacy


Post Office

Dilbag Singh Sandhu: Postal Worker at Lammermoor Avenue Post Office. He moved to Scotland from India thirty-two years ago. Aside from working in the Post Office, Dilbag has ran four London marathons for Yorkhill Hospital. He is a generous fundraiser, having raised money for Barnardos, Dementia UK and collected £1000 in support of his friend suffering from lung cancer.



Sheena Munn, 81


St Andrews Church

Rita McLean works at Nu2u. She has many stories about the evenings of entertainment in the community halls and at St Andrew Church before everyone had a television. She also used to be a dancer.

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