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The old Wester Hailes Road 1963

1963
The old Wester Hailes Road 1963

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Going towards the Calder Road, on the left were the prefabs which started where Calder Drive met Wester Hailes Road.
Willie Collins, Sheila Toumire and Robin Sutherland lived there.

The Swedish Wooden Houses were on the right as today.
Cathy McRae, Irene Anderson and Carol Steedman lived there.
The old Wester Hailes Primary is clearly seen.
St Nicolas Church at the top of the road.
In the other direction was the Railway Bridge with a farm on the left hand side, just past it.
Ann King lived there from memory. (See sketch map of the Wester Hailes Road in the 1950s for approx. position)

Many thanks to A. Mann for permission to use the photograph.

Stuart Laidlaw Added by Stuart Laidlaw

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    Patricia Anderson

    Wonderful memories I lived in the prefabs on Wester Hailes Road wondered in Ian Laidlaw was tour brother?

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    1. Stuart Laidlaw
      Stuart Laidlaw

      Hi
      Sorry had no brothers.I lived on Calder Drive.I have a list showing your neighbours .I had a Patricia Anderson in my Class at both Wester Hailes and Murrayburn Primaries.Have a picture as well. If its you and you are on Facebook send me a message. Stuart

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