Queen's Dock & Yorkhill Quay

Some of Glasgow's most notable modern landmarks face each other across the river here.

The land they are built on is reclaimed dockyards. The SECC (1984), Clyde Auditorium (Norman Foster, 2000) and The SSE Hydro (Norman Foster 2013, now stand on the site of Queen's Dock where Glasgow companies traded an enormous variety of goods around the world. The north and south banks are now linked by Bell's Bridge, the Millennium Bridge and the Clyde Arc.

Glasgow's newest visitor attraction, the Riverside Museum has a prominent waterfront position at Yorkhill Quay, with The Tall Ship moored alongside.

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  • Finnieston Crane

    The Finnieston Crane was erected in 1931 especially to load huge locomotives onto ships.

  • Harbour Tunnel and Rotundas

    A pair of red brick, domed Rotundas mark a crossing by the Glasgow Harbour Tunnels (1890-96) which carried horse-drawn and pedestrian traffic between the Queen’s and Prince’s Docks.

  • Riverside Museum

    The Riverside Museum opened in June 2011, providing an iconic home to Glasgow's important transport collection.

  • Tall Ship

    The barque Glenlee is one of only five surviving Clydebuilt sailing vessels. She was launched in 1896 as a bulk cargo carrier.