Tag: demoliton

1981 Co-Op Central Premises Demolition

A brilliant photo of the demolition of Blantyre Co-Operative’s Central Premises. This was taken in 1981 from an unusual angle. It’s taken from former Jackson Street, the ‘cul de sac’ turning hammerhead in the foreground. Demolition was underway in this photo with most of the large hall still to be demolished.. Whilst excavators worked on […]

Calder Street School Demolition

I wanted to correct some information I noticed elsewhere online. In relation to Calder Street School, google searches frustratingly keep mentioning “Opened on Monday 26th October 1875. Demolished 28th June 2013”. If you see this online anywhere from others, I have to say the dates are completely wrong. Here are the facts. Calder Street School actually opened […]