Advert: Beatons Coaches

2004 Advert Beatons Coaches wm

Beatons Coaches Ltd – a modern Luxury coach hirer. The family run business made available their buses for private and contract hires. Situated at 14 John Street, Low Blantyre they had coaches with 33, 49 and 53 seats available. Their service catered for weddings, funerals, social occasions, sports events, airport trips, daytips and had phone number 01698 822514.

What can you tell me about Beatons?

From “Blantyre Explained”by Paul Veverka (c) 2016

On social media:

Russell Boyd That there base was on auchinraith road before moving to johns street
Valerie Krawczyk Shared this with Bobby Beaton who is married to my niece
Gary Painter Nice set of pics on Flickr here – they ran the contract for Cathkin High School buses for the whole time I was there in the mid-80s to early-90s.…/wigana…/sets/72157622536242796/

Andrena Black My dad was a driver for Mr Beaton when the base was on Auchinraith Road.
Lorraine Brown Done our wedding from St. Andrews church to Parkville – in 1997 🚌
Hugh Hainey Great trips oot wae them, we used tae book them tae go tae the dancin’ Kinima” the Raith” Princess st, awe ower,
Elizabeth Glass I think the mum’s name was Sal she was related to the Boyd family who lived in the tenement behind Asda.Dont know exactly how but they were also related to Davie Cooper I think his mum was Mattie I should have listened to my mum when she told me about them we used to visit the Beaton family.I also think there was a son called Jim.
Hugh Hainey Went to school with the daughter,
Stephen Allan I thought Beatons coaches were blue and white as I remember when I went swimming once a week with the primary school to the sports centre we went by Beatons coach and im sure the coaches were blue and white.

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