Art and architecture, Buchanan Street, Glasgow

This evening, I am posting information on Buchanan Street, Glasgow, Scotland a popular shopping destination. In fact Glasgow offers the best shopping experience in the UK outside of London’s West End.

Buchanan Street from Mall

Buchanan Street is  a pedestrianised boulevard lined with fascinating architecture and  a wide variety of upscale retail outlets including a department store plus others specialising in:

  • Footwear.
  • Fashion
  • Sportswear.
  • Outdoor wear.
  • Jewellery.

Busker on Buchanan Street, Glasgow

At top of the street can be a found a huge mall named Buchanan Galleries wherein can be found another department store together with ninety outlets focused on fashion, electrical, gifts and food.

Top of Buchanan Street with Mall in background.

Buchanan Street is named after Andrew Buchanan, member of a business family whose uncle was a Provost (Mayor) of Glasgow during the 18th century.

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