12 pictures you’ll recognise if you lived in Grangemouth in the 1960s

The fortunes of Grangemouth have ebbed and flowed over the years but there is no doubt that during the 1960s it was very much a town on the up.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 23rd January 2019, 1:41 pm
Updated Wednesday, 23rd January 2019, 2:45 pm

These pictures from our archives date back to 1966 when Grangemouth Stadium was being built along with several housing developments.

The spread of the new housing in the town can be seen in this aerial shot.
The refineries remain an important part of Grangemouth's industry.

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The face of Charlotte Dundas Court shopping centre has changed over the years.
Dundas Primary School closed in 1988.
Tractors and cars wait to be loaded on to ship for export at Grangemouth Docks.
Construction of the new Grangemouth Stadium was well under way in 1966.
The British Hydrocarbons chemical plant dominated the landscape.
Children in the playground of the Sacred Heart Primary School.
New housing at Kersiebank Terrace takes shape.
Bowhouse Community Centre opened in 1965.
New businesses open up at the industrial estate in Kersiebank Road.
Machinists at work at Classique Juveniles clothing factory.