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Glasgow: Iconic red road flats are demolished

The last remaining Red Road flats are demolished in a controlled explosion on October 11, 2015 in Glasgow, Scotland. The 1960s blocks were once the tallest residential blocks in Europe and were initially hailed as a welcome solution to Glasgow’s overcrowded slums.

Glasgow: Iconic red road flats are demolished
The last remaining Red Road flats are demolished in a controlled explosion on October 11, 2015 in Glasgow, Scotland. The 1960s blocks were once the tallest residential blocks in Europe and were initially hailed as a welcome solution to Glasgows overcrowded slums. (Getty Images)
Glasgow: Iconic red road flats are demolished
The last remaining Red Road flats are demolished in a controlled explosion on October 11, 2015 in Glasgow, Scotland. The 1960s blocks were once the tallest residential blocks in Europe and were initially hailed as a welcome solution to Glasgows overcrowded slums. (Getty Images)
Glasgow: Iconic red road flats are demolished
The last remaining Red Road flats are demolished in a controlled explosion on October 11, 2015 in Glasgow, Scotland. The 1960s blocks were once the tallest residential blocks in Europe and were initially hailed as a welcome solution to Glasgows overcrowded slums. (Getty Images)
Glasgow: Iconic red road flats are demolished
The last remaining Red Road flats are demolished in a controlled explosion on October 11, 2015 in Glasgow, Scotland. The 1960s blocks were once the tallest residential blocks in Europe and were initially hailed as a welcome solution to Glasgows overcrowded slums. (Getty Images)
Glasgow: Iconic red road flats are demolished
The last remaining Red Road flats are demolished in a controlled explosion on October 11, 2015 in Glasgow, Scotland. The 1960s blocks were once the tallest residential blocks in Europe and were initially hailed as a welcome solution to Glasgows overcrowded slums. (Getty Images)
Glasgow: Iconic red road flats are demolished
The last remaining Red Road flats are demolished in a controlled explosion on October 11, 2015 in Glasgow, Scotland. The 1960s blocks were once the tallest residential blocks in Europe and were initially hailed as a welcome solution to Glasgows overcrowded slums. (Getty Images)