the former

Langside Hebrew Congregation

Queens Park, Glasgow, Scotland




Page created: 15 October 2005
Latest revision or update: 25 September 2020

Langsdale Synagogue
Former Langside Synagogue (Google Maps), 2020

Congregation Data


Langside Hebrew Congregation


125 Niddrei Road, Queens Park, Glasgow G42 8QA

The synagogue was built in 1927 and was one of only two Eastern European-style synagogues built in Britain.

The building (excluding the later single-storey, flat-roofed addition to the rear) is a Scottish Category C Listed Building (number LB52561), designated on 14 September 2020, amended 18 November 2020. (View description on Historic Environment Scotland website.) (BBC News Report 15 September 2020).

Previous Address:

1 Cromwell Road (until 1927), previously Langside Road


About 1915

Current Status:

Closed 2014


Ashkenazi Orthodox


A former constituent of the United Synagogues of Glasgow

Membership Data:

1938 - 550 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1939)
1957 - 600 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1958)
1961 - 600 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1962)
2008 - 120 members (Jewish Chronicle, 23 May 2008)


The Database of the Glasgow Hebrew Burial Society, affiliated to JCR-UK, now part of the Scottish Jewish Cemeteries Database, includes burial records of members of this congregation.

(See Glasgow Cemetery Information on Glasgow home page.)

Greater Glasgow Jewish Community home page

Jewish Communities and Congregations in Scotland home page



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