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Subject: Red Road Flats, Springburn, Glasgow effect, Districts of Glasgow, Roughmussel
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Scottish Gaelic: Both Lobharnaig

The Red Road flats
Balornock is located in Glasgow council area
 Balornock shown within Glasgow
OS grid reference
Council area Glasgow City Council
Lieutenancy area Glasgow
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GLASGOW
Postcode district G21
Dialling code 0141
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Glasgow North East
Scottish Parliament Glasgow Provan
List of places

Balornock (Both Lobharnaig in Gaelic) is a district in the city of Glasgow, Scotland. Situated outside the city centre, north of the River Clyde, it forms part of the larger area of Springburn.

Balornock shares the Red Road complex of multi-storey flats with the neighbouring district of Barmulloch; the 21 Birnie Court building (single yellow block) is in Barmulloch.

Local amenities include Stobhill Hospital, The Morven. In 2006 the area was the setting of the award-winning film Red Road by Andrea Arnold.

Noted residents


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