Property to rent in the East end of Glasgow tends to retain a different feel to the other areas in the North (like Ruchill), South (like Nitshill), and West. Districts such as Easterhouse typify the history and atmosphere of Glasgow’s east end.
The east end of Glasgow is home to many of the city’s most well-known landmarks; including the Barrowland Market and Ballroom, Wellpark Brewery (where Tennents is made), Celtic Park, Glasgow Green and many of the city’s famous sandstone brick tenements. As such, the area is full of sites that are typically Scottish and typically Glasgow – great for locals and tourists alike. The varied districts and flats in the east end across areas like Bellgrove, Rutherglen, Bridgeton and Parkhead (where Celtic Park is located).
People looking for a greener area to live in the centre of Glasgow will find plenty in the east end, not only around the famous Glasgow Green but also Tollcross Park, Alexandra Park and Greenfield Park. Tollcross is also the location of a leisure centre, Olympic-sized swimming pool and the main factory for McVities biscuits. Interestingly, it used to be known by the far-less Scottish moniker of ‘Egypt’, a nickname derived from a local soldier turned farmer in the area.
Renting in Glasgow’s east end tends to be cheaper than the student-filled west, so choose a place to live that fits your needs with transport, amenities, atmosphere and cost.