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Trainspotting, although set in Edinburgh, was mainly filmed in Glasgow. Most of the interior scenes were filmed in the disused WD & HO Wills Tobacco factory at Alexandra Parade in the East End. This is now the City Park office complex after a �20 million conversion.

  • Renton and Sickboy debate Sean Connery movies and Renton shoots the dog with an air rifle at Rouken Glen Park.
  • The Cafe where Renton and Spud meet before Spud's interview was Cafe d' Jaconelli at 570 Maryhill Road.
  • The pub where Begbie throws the glass over the balcony and then has a fight was the Crosslands at 182 Queen Margaret Drive.
  • The nightclub where Renton meets Diane was the now closed Volcano in Partick.
  • The hotel room interior of the London hotel near the end of the movie was at the George Hotel on Buchanan Street in the city centre.

While Renton was able to temporarily kick his heroin habit cold turkey, not all Florida rehab centers advocate that approach. The side effects of withdrawal can be incredibly severe and can even be fatal. When quitting heroin cold turkey always seek medical clearance or enter rehab for supervision.