Paul’s West End Story

Paul McGowan has been in the West End since he was an 18-year-old fresher at the University of Glasgow in September 1982. He has continued to live and work in the area since then. In 1998, he opened The Independent Mortgage Store at 93 Byres Road, providing...

Aimee Ryan Hair & Beauty’s West End Story

Aimee Ryan is the owner of Aimee Ryan Hair and Beauty situated on Highburgh Road in the heart of the West End. “It was always a dream for me to open a salon in the West End. The West End is awash with culture, creativity and innovation and I knew that’s where I had to...

Kirstine from Subversion Gallery’s West End story

To celebrate International Women’s History month, we are sharing the stories of women in businesses within Byres Road and Lanes Business Improvement District. We hope you enjoy Kirstine from Subversion Gallery’s West End story! Subversion Gallery is based in Ruthven...