Tag: council

1946 – 58 Milheugh Bridge Discussions

As life immediately following WW2, tried to get back to some sort of normality, the 5th District Council turned their attention to infrastructure that had been neglected in wartime years. On 29th January 1946, it was minuted, “Repairs to Milheugh Bridge – The clerk referred to the complaint about the condition of the Millheugh Bridge […]

1964 Opening & Insuring Greenhall Park

25th February 1964 Minutes of the Fifth District Council were considering by that time, opening up Greenhall Estate as a park for the public. It says, “As considerable progress was being made to the development of Greenhall Estate which is to open to the public, the chairman suggested that consideration may now be given to […]

1936 Gifting the Welfare Playpark

Considerable discussion took place on Wednesday 24th October 1936, at the Fifth Lanark District Council (Blantyre and East Kilbride), whether or not the council should take over the children’s playground with its amusements, offered by the Blantyre Miners’ Welfare Committee (at the ground in Victoria Street, opposite the medical centre). It was proposed the play […]