Tag: demolished

Clydeview Shopping Centre Gone

Demolished Low Blantyre’s familiar skyline changed permanently yesterday, Saturday 4th August 2018, when the final part of the Eastern side of Clydeview Shopping Centre was pulled down. It’s suddenly strange to see no shops or units there anymore. From the carpark, views across to the trees of Stonefield Park can just be glimpsed and the […]

Late 1950’s Main Street at Kirkton

A brilliant photo by Andrew Reid of High Blantyre, shared here by Gordon Cook. Pictured in the late 1950’s is a Winter, snowy scene showing Main Street looking Westwards, at Kirkton. The tenement houses along Main Street have started to be demolished, not surviving a hundred years (built 1865). Gone is the pub and general […]