Thomsons Newsagents was a former mid 20th Century newsagents shop on the north side of Glasgow Road located on the lower floor of Millar’s buildings, stone tenements.
The shop was a newsagent, stationer, tobacconist and confectioner. Situated between John Street and Clark Street, it had address 154 Glasgow Road. Alexander Thomson, more commonly known as Sandy, owned the premises in the 1940s and 1950’s.
Do you remember anything else about Thomson newsagents or can add some detail to this family business?
From “Blantyre Explained” by Paul D Veverka (c) 2016
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