2000 Main Street

Next, a couple of photos of Main Street from the year 2000. Looking west along the street, a busy scene with car parked on the street before the parking bays were added. The scene is quite familiar otherwise. And also, at that same location looking the opposite way. Do you remember McDade’s Licensed Grocers and […]

Adopting Roads

Today, we’re looking at the controversial subject of some of the privately owned roads in Blantyre that had by the Millennium got into a poor standard. With the council choosing not to adopt them previously, expectation was on the residents of each street to look after them. All these photos date from the year 2000. […]

Broken Links

Please be aware this week there has been around 10% of links on this website ‘broken’. It’s just been pointed out to me today. The cause of this is trying to be determined by my host. Please be assured the content is not lost and will return, and it looks like my host has fixed […]

Former Stonefield Playpark

More photos from 2000. Pictured again in Stonefield Public Park is the former playpark equipment. These swings, climbing frames and see-saws had been there for several decades, but by the Millennium , as you can see they had seen better days. In the background is Woodburn Avenue. This playpark was near the Station Road entrance […]

Blantyre Hibs Football Club

Blantyre Hibs Football Club was a former short-lived BlantyreFootball team at Low Blantyre. According to the Scottish Referee Magazine, Blantyre Hibs formed in 1898 to take part in the Lanarkshire Junior League. Known to exist in 1899. One Friday evening in March 1900, Blantyre Hibs Football Club held a concert in the Masonic Hall at Stonefield. Mr. Robert Thom presided […]