Category: Blantyre Business

Simplicity Pattern Workers

Margo Clayton recently shared these photos with Blantyre Project. Her mother Mary Bowie worked at Simplicity Patterns in High Blantyre during the late 1960’s and 1970’s. Although there are no names or exact dates, its hoped some people will recognise themselves or relatives in these photos which feature various works nights out and Christmas dances. […]

Botterils’ Advert , 1980

  Botterill’s of Blantyre Advert from 1980. By early 1980, Botterill’s had just moved into their new head office at the newly built Auchinraith Industrial Estate, having moved out of their old premises at Anderson’s Buildings on Glasgow Road. They had two Blantyre shops, and 8 overall throughout the region. Their Coatshill premises and Stonefield […]

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