Tag: caspers

Clydeview Shopping Centre – West

From the book, “Blantyre Glasgow Road South – The Real Story” by Paul Veverka (c) 2017 Clydeview Shopping Centre – West    In 1980, Clydeview Shopping Centre’s western block opened on the former site of Central garage, Nimmo’s Land, Bloomfield Cottage and the Stonefield Parish School.    Built of brick and slate in similar style […]

1980’s Zigfields, Victoria Street, Blantyre

This photo was taken in the 1980s and sent in from Garry who runs the Historic Hamilton website. Pictured is his father, Gus Sillars and the location is believed to be Barnums/Zigfields nightclub at Victoria Street, at a time when he worked there. Strangely, photos of Ziggys are few and far between. What’s your memories of Zigfields? Personally, I […]

1990 Caspers Nightclub, Glasgow Rd

It may seem strange to some of the younger Blantyre generation, but Blantyre had a FEW nightclubs over the years, something lacking these days. I thought I would dig out a few ‘Caspers’ nightclub photos  from 1990. Caspers was a nightclub on the Glasgow Road, in the building that is now currently Blantyre Library, corner […]