We’ve taken another delve into our photo archive to find out what life was like in Edinburgh 30 years ago in 1993. The Gyle Shopping Centre opened its doors for the first time, providing locals with an American mall style shopping experience, with thousands turning up on opening day to get a look inside at the shops and facilities on offer at the new facility on the edge of the city.
5. Gala day
Crowds line the street for the Linlithgow Gala Day in 1993. Photo: Graham Hamilton
James Reid (18) a is taken away from Edinburgh High Court by police in July 1993 to start his life sentence for the murder of David Edwards and burying his body in a shallow grave at Seafield crematorium. Photo: Denis Straughan
Dale McIntosh scores his second try. Behind is colleague Iain Morrison playing for the Blues in the Scotland trials match in 1993. Photo: Denis Straughan
Hairdressers Pauline Cairns and Penny Tranter of Stage hairdressing in Tollcross were the only team from Edinburgh to reach the finals of the L'Oreal Colour Trophy (1993). Photo: BILL HENRY