Who can remember Capitol, located at the corner of the former Clydeview Shopping Centre (East). This photo from 2001. Did you work there?
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A few people over the years have asked if there are photos of Clydeview Shopping Centre being built. Now, finally thanks to Marion Brownlie sharing, we can see this little piece of history. From 1979, pictured from the market carpark (now Victoria Care Home) looking east long Glasgow Road, we see the last of the […]
Clydeview Shopping Centre (East) pictured in 2011. This block all knocked down in 2018. Any regrets a half year on? Featuring Blantyre Project Social Media with permission. Strictly not for use by others on or offline, our visitors said: Blantyre Project never thought i’d say this, but i miss the bank.Jamie Nisbet Aye, should’ve flattened the restMaggie Anderson I remember […]
It’s now just over a week since the demolition of the Clydeview Shopping centre commenced. As you may be aware, the Eastern side of the shopping centre is being demolished and rebuilt in a different configuration. Contractors have been busy and have already demolished close to three quarters of the properties, as our picture from […]
It’s just like 1979 all over again! People looking forward to “out with the old”! With Contractors currently in this week demolishing the shops at Clydeview Shopping Centre on Glasgow Road, there may be a strange feeling of Déjà vu for many people witnessing the work. Yes, only 38 years later, the shopping centre is […]
Metre by metre, moving westwards, the Clydeview Shopping Centre demolition continues. Contractors, using a “Central Demolition” machine are on their second day today, Friday 20th July 2018, tearing down the steel and blockwork property, owned by Asda. Today, they’re up to the former RBOS unit, which can be seen to the left of our video. […]
Contractors have as of Saturday 14th July 2018, entirely screened off the Eastern block of the Clydeview Shopping Centre, in preparation for forthcoming demolition. As of this week, the 9 foot, white boarded perimeter has been extended and now completely surrounds the doomed properties, which many people in Blantyre will be glad to see the […]