Tag: croftfoot

Broompark Avenue, 1908

This lovely, previously unseen photo from my collection shows the brand new houses built on Broompark Avenue. Photographed here in 1908 or so, they were constructed around 2 years earlier by William Burnett. Obtaining the land from the Jacksons of Croftfoot on 1st November 1905, William Burnett planned on constructing an avenue with good quality […]

Lomond View Trees

  On 10th November 2016, contractors arrived at Main Street High Blantyre to prune the large trees around the Lomond View Flats (the former ground of Matt Boyle’s house). Seeing their first days work, when I arrived home that evening, my heart sank, for this land is immediately neighbouring to my house and well, as you […]