Speirs Wharf was originally the offices of the Forth & Clyde Navigation Co. and the City of Glasgow Grain Mills and Stores built for John Currie & Co. in 1851.

The buildings were converted in 1989 into 150 loft-style residential apartments, a private leisure centre, and 19 commercial units.

Dan Sweeney explores the history of Speirs Wharf and the Forth & Clyde Canal to discover the industrial past of this area and how it has developed into a popular area to live in the city. January 28th, 2016, on Live at Five.