Tag: homes

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 […]

Kirkgate at Craigmuir Road

A 1984 competition amongst house builders to make their new homes look more “different” reached new heights in Blantyre when on 1st June 1984 Broseley Homes opened their new Jacobean themed homes in High Blantyre. The new housing development was a first for Blantyre fashioned upon an English heritage look fronted by traditional timbers. Provost […]