(Pairc na Rìgh
) is a district
in the Scottish
city of Glasgow
. It is situated south of the River Clyde
King's Park is a residential area, with a mixture of semi-detached houses, flats and luxury detached houses. It is a ten to twenty minute bus or rail journey from Glasgow city centre.
Named for the medium sized park which it contains and spotted with green areas, much of King's Park is situated on an incline which overlooks Scotland
's national stadium Hampden Park
on one side, and the tower blocks of Castlemilk
on the other.
The local 9 hole golf course is notable for being dug into a hillside 20-35° steep in some places.
It is now closed and is used as an area of common ground.
The 9 hole golf course, and much of the park itself is actually located in nearby Croftfoot
King's Park is an affluent suburb of Glasgow, with median house prices and income well above average. As of 2005, it has a population of 14,552 residents. The ethnic makeup is approximately 98% White, 0.8% Asian, 0.6% Oriental and 0.6% mixed race.
King's Park Secondary in nearby Simshill
School is the local non-denominational comprehensive. The area is also served by Holyrood Secondary School
, a Roman Catholic
school and the largest secondary education institute in Europe. Other schools in the area include King's Park and Croftfoot Primary schools, St Fillans primary school and St Mirin's primary school.
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