Tag: construction

Advance Construction Scotland

Advance Construction Scotland is a dynamic groundworks and civil engineering business with an enviable reputation throughout the industry for outstanding customer service. They initially had a head office, essentially a large house on the outskirts of Blantyre directly on the site of the former grand Caldergrove House site near Bardykes which they moved to in 1993, […]

1971 The Construction of ‘Jerusalem’

We turn now to 1971. Photographed from above is the commencement of the new housing estate at Jerusalem, High Blantyre. Of course this is the affectionately nicknamed housing estate which has white homes and initially had flat roofs. It did once look very middle Eastern. In this photo, the East Kilbride Expressway had not yet […]

1905 St Joseph’s Chapel, Blantyre

Pictured during it’s construction in 1905, is St Joseph’s Church, at the junction of Glasgow Road and Mayberry Place. Incredible to think this photo is almost 110 years old. In the foreground lay building materials and although the stonework is in place, the building itself was still roofless when this photo was taken. The RC […]