Category: Blantyre Streets

2000 Main Street

Here’s a good photo of High Blantyre Main Street taken around 2000. This was before resurfacing and re-kerbing took place and you may recognise some shops no longer there. Featuring Blantyre Project Social Media with permission. Strictly not for use by others on or offline, our visitors said: Margo Clayton If the blue sign is 256 Main Street, […]

Daly Gardens

In Springtime 1980, a new housing estate in the Village was given the go ahead. Daly Gardens and adjacent homes extending Ness Drive was originally designated as “Viewfield West”. Permission was given in 1980 for the 59 new homes to be built on a site that had been propose to be used earlier as the […]

Livingstone Crescent

These photos are from 1999. Nothing too remarkable but at almost 2 decades old and a time before Digital Photography or Google Earth, they’re worth showing. I think it’s Livingstone Crescent, Coatshill. (not difficult to work out who that was named after!) The photos are perhaps only of interest if you actually lived or are […]

1973 Jedburgh Street

James D Brown of Calderside House kindly shared this photo adding, “This is George Brown (my father), Mary Brown (mother), Christine Brown (sister) leaning on my car, taken from the front door at 27 Jedburgh Street, Blantyre.” The car and clothes give away the era, and the houses whilst familiar to what they look like […]