In pictures: Falkirk in the 1960s then and now

Has it really changed that much?

By Scott McCartney
Monday, 6th May 2019, 6:03 pm
Updated Tuesday, 7th May 2019, 10:35 am

Here are some pictures from then and now, and in some cases we can even blend the two photos to see the differences. Enjoy!

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Falkirk High Street looking east towards the Steeple, 1964.
The High Street now. Let's merge the two pics.
The High Street again, with Kirk Wynd on the right, in 1964.
The High Street now.
The Bowhouse Community Centre in Grangemouth, in June 1966.
And here it is now. What do the two photos look like when merged?
Falkirk 1960's.
Newmarket Street in more modern times.
The crossroads of Vicar Street and Princes Street in 1964.
The crossroads as they appear now.
The High Street in 1962.
Almost the same view in modern times.
The new Falkirk Technical College in 1962
Forth Valley College now
The Falkirk Municipal buildings in 1966
The municipal buildings as they appear now.
The multi-storey flats on Callendar Road in 1968.
Here's the flats today - let's merge the two.