The online Dictionary of the Scots Language (http://www.dsl.ac.uk/) defines 'law' as:
Law, n.2 Add: b. `A mound of earth and shingle on the bank of a river on to which salmon nets are drawin to be emptied'
It may be deduced that the section of the north bank of the Clyde west of the city centre was a place where whin or broom thrived, hence the Broomielaw.
Added by Alistair Fyfe on July 26, 2011 at 15:00 — No Comments
We've added a new campaigns page to the website: you can see it here, and it'll carry most of the news about NGS's campaigning work — at present it features the proposed development of 'Broomilaw…Continue
Added by Neil McGuire on July 25, 2011 at 22:57 — No Comments