History of Tenpin Bowling in the UK Part 48 – Brunswick Hampden Bowl Sommerville Drive Mount Florida Glasgow

By Tenpin Bowling Proprietors Association President John Ashbridge

 

Brunswick Hampden Bowl Sommerville Drive Mount Florida Glasgow S2

This 32-lane tenpin bowling centre was opened by the Brunswick Corporation on 27th June 1963.  It is believed, the centre closed on 15th May 1970. Very popular with the people of Glasgow the singer Lulu was a visitor and the centre held the first ever Old Firm bowling match between Celtic and Rangers. A future Great Britain international Tommy Marshall also on hand in the centre coaching juniors.

Thanks to David and Sandie Waugh we have photos and news from the Brunswick Centre Pin magazines produced for Brunswick equipped bowling alleys.

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