Tag: central buildings

Sworn Enemies – 1925

In 1925, Hamilton Justices had to step in to attempt to restore peace between TWO Blantyre families. Something that seems to have caused the Chairman a bit of a headache. The McGuigans and the Farrel families of Central Buildings, Glasgow Road had been at ‘fisticuffs’ for many years and finally in December that year, the […]

Turner’s Buildings (Central Buildings)

From the book, “Blantyre Glasgow Road – The Real Story” by Paul Veverka (c) 2017 Turner’s Buildings (Central Buildings)    One of the most populated buildings ever on Glasgow Road was the former Turner’s Buildings, or as they were also known, Central Buildings.    Before we explore this, lets clear up yet ‘ainother incorrectly previously […]