Tag: butchers

Buildings Served Notice, 1978

Due to the dangerous condition of the tenements opposite ASDA, one of Blantyre’s best butchers closed on 6th January 1979. A shocked Peter Craig had received a letter from the Regional Council on Monday 11th December 1978, giving him just 3 weeks to pack up and move out (including the Christmas holiday!) Peter who had […]

Shops Forced to move, 1979

  In March 1979, uncertainty existed at a block of shops on the north side of High Blantyre’s Main Street. The shops on the lower floor of the tenements at the corner of Cemetery Road and Main Street were to be put under compulsory purchase order, to make way for the council’s new development of […]

1935 Causeystanes Dairy

Hamish Dow shared this with me adding, “I attach a photo taken outside the Causeystanes Dairy, 9 Broompark Road around 1935. The photo shows my GreatGrandmother M Dow (née McLauchlan) on the left with my Aunt Rosemary Scobbie (née Dow) in the centre. I’m not sure if the gentleman on the right is my GreatGrandfather Malcolm […]