“Blantyre Glasgow Road South – The Real Story” – At a fifth of a million words, 641 pages and 437 incredible images is the largest ever book written about Blantyre, South Lanarkshire.
|Size:||15.78cm x 4.6cm x 23.4cm (LxWxH)|
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In Stunning high quality resolution, using many hundreds of previously unseen photos, the epic journey of Glasgow Road’s history is charted, building by building, business by business from humble 18th Century beginnings up until the present day. In unprecedented detail and accuracy, and correcting much of whats previously been written about Blantyre’s main thoroughfare, this definitive Glasgow Road book is a must for every local resident or expat and a wonderful legacy for future generations of Blantyre.
Explore who built these homes and shops and why. Find out who lived there, their stories, their photos and what happened to them. Learn about the history for the first time of over 345 properties along the south side of Glasgow Road, each of which are summarised in an exclusive Glasgow Road Directory, included at the back of the book. Immerse yourself in the social history and comments provided by many hundreds of Blantyre people, often in an nostalgic, fun and informative manner which provides an exclusive layer of interaction and authenticity. A fascinating, massive book over 2″ thick which, for the first time looks at the development of local businesses spanning 3 Centuries, recording key milestones and the tales of Blantyre’s landmark buildings and amazing milestones.
Explore the redevelopment of Glasgow Road during the 1970’s and learn about plans for the future. As a bonus features, use the QR codes throughout the book for an interactive journey to find out more by video online. “Blantyre Glasgow Road South – The Real Story” is a must buy for anybody with any sort of connection to Blantyre. The Perfect gift for all generations.
Further Book Information
|Number of Pages||637 Nr|
|Published on||09 April 2018|