This photo is of course Glasgow Road in Low Blantyre. I think it was photographed in the 1960s judging by the vehicles. Who can remember the shops opposite Stonefield Parish Church?
Category: Blantyre Glasgow Road
Staying with 1980 and just off Glasgow Road, This is the site cleared for Devlin Grove. Glasgow Road is out the picture to the left, The crane in the background building the Sports Centre in the park. Who remembers the blue bank huts and cabins? A temporary measure until the RBOS could locate themselves in […]
More Glasgow Road photos from 1980. Previously unseen online, this is the building of Clydeview Shopping Centre, the upper units already built in the existing western side of the centre. The ASDA warehouse is well progressed and the steelwork of the corner premises still being built. The other photo shows bollard over the redundant entrance […]
How about this for a great photo! Lets go back 40 years to 1980. This is of course Glasgow Road, looking eastwards from outside the Stonefield Tavern. (those horse signs now both in my possession with thanks to Stan Gordon). Priory Street was still a through road, houses going through renovation, Asda and Clydeview Shopping […]
Glasgow Road in 1981 certainly opened up opportunities for others. With the buildings all but demolished, large open spaces were apparent, immediately beside the road. Utilised by the market which was forced to move from the Hastie’s regular location, the side of Glasgow Road also was widely used for parking by both staff and customers […]
Ah, the Blantyre Co-op on Glasgow Road. These photos from the late 1970’s show the shop on the south side of the street, n particular the Emporium, before it became The Clydesdale Bank. Who remembers shopping at this location? Featuring Blantyre Project Social Media with permission. Strictly not for use by others on or offline, our visitors […]