An eastern district of Renton in West Dunbartonshire, the name Cordale derives from Gaelic, meaning 'field of the heron'. A calico printing works opened here in 1770, providing a major influx of labour and the growth of Renton as a community. Cordale House was built by the work's owners, the wealthy Stirling family, and stood until the 1930s. Thereafter a public housing scheme was established here, which was revitalised in the 1990s through the efforts of local people. The Cordale Housing Association was founded as a result in 1993. Cordale Point lies to the east and represents land enclosed by a meander of the River Leven.

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