It’s not hard to see from this picture why the tenements at Kirkton were past their sell by date. Needing rewired, replumbed, damp, subsiding and unfit for habitation, these 2 storey tenements were all but derelict by 1990.
I’m sure many people will remember the shops there near the cross. The bins in the foreground are outside my driveway, so this is very much home for me.
Today, there are modern flats partly built on the former tenement site. Who remembers what shops were here then?
With thanks again to Sandy for this excellent picture.
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