Clydebank (West Dunbartonshire)

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Black and white view of extensive industrial buildings with tall smoking chimney stacks with tall, flat topped hills behind.
  • Photograph:Unknown
Colour view of canal side, with trees and late 20th Century hotel behind.
  • Photograph: Joe Porter

West Dunbartonshire Group

West Dunbartonshire is one of Scotland’s 32 unitary council areas. Bordering the west of the City of Glasgow, it contains some of the city’s suburbs as well as commuter towns and villages. West Dunbartonshire also borders Argyll and Bute, Stirling, East Dunbartonshire and Renfrewshire.

The area was formed in 1996, merging the former Clydebank and Dumbarton (excluding Helensburgh) districts of Strathclyde Region. Although Clydebank is the larget town, Dumbarton is the administrative centre of the area.

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