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New Blantyre Project Book Launched!

Some exciting news tonight! Blantyre Project has launched its 11th history book about Blantyre! A remote launch online tonight, “The Story of the National Memorial to David Livingstone” is the first of several small affordable books to be launched in the remainder of 2021. This publication charts the remarkable, detailed story of how Blantyre slum […]

1979, The Blantyre Project

  By the start of June 1979, the first ‘positive’ visible signs on site of the multi million pound venture between ASDA and Hamilton District Council was apparent. Phrases like “Blantyre bomb site”, “open crater” and “dereliction beyond belief” were to be a thing of the past, as contractors confirmed that almost all of the […]

Partnering with Livingstone Trust

As you may recall, Blantyre Project is working closely with the David Livingstone Trust regarding Blantyre Heritage, assisting with the Birthplace project, providing interesting exhibits and importantly, pursuing the preservation of Blantyre history in photo, film and words in a permanent manner. Although the grounds and museum have been closed for a few months, good […]