Let's make sure history lives on.

We want to celebrate the history of Scotland's urban environments and how these have changed over time.

Explore our database of historical places, buildings and artifacts or become a part of our growing community by sharing your own stories, memories and facts about your town, city or street.

Notice something that's missing? We'd love your contribution.

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ScotUrbanPast
@ScotUrbanPast
23-01-2019 10:44

It’s a cold and frosty morning on the way to Glasgow. It’s giving us a reflective mood (hopefully this pun ... [more]

ScotUrbanPast
@ScotUrbanPast
22-01-2019 16:03

#OTD in 1901 Queen Victoria, the second longest reigning monarch in British history, died from a cerebral haemo ... [more]

ScotUrbanPast
@ScotUrbanPast
22-01-2019 13:05

What's the most important place in Edinburgh?
We're making a map sharing the history of #LGBT+ communitie ... [more]