Man dies after falling from scaffolding at block of flats

The man, aged 50, fell from the scaffolding in the Battlefield area of the city on Sunday afternoon.

Man dies after falling from scaffolding at flat block development in Glasgow © Google Maps 2023

A man has died after falling from scaffolding in Glasgow.

The 50-year-old was on Grange Street, in the city’s Battlefield area, when the incident took place at around 12.15pm on Sunday.

A Police Scotland spokesperson confirmed the man’s passing but said there were no suspicious circumstances.

They added: “Police were called to Grange Road, Glasgow at around 12.15pm on Sunday, September 4, following the sudden death of a 50-year-old man.

“The death is being treated as unexplained but there are no apparent suspicious circumstances.

“A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.”