Tag: logan street

Turner’s Buildings (Central Buildings)

From the book, “Blantyre Glasgow Road – The Real Story” by Paul Veverka (c) 2017 Turner’s Buildings (Central Buildings)    One of the most populated buildings ever on Glasgow Road was the former Turner’s Buildings, or as they were also known, Central Buildings.    Before we explore this, lets clear up yet ‘ainother incorrectly previously […]

St Johns’ Wood & Episcopal Church

   During the 1930’s, situated between Logan Street moving east was a small wooded area, which ran through to Church Street. The wood ran alongside the drill hall, what we know now as “Terminal One” Youth building. The name “St John’s Wood” was common to the 1930’s and 1940’s era and was less used post […]

Stonefield Parish Church Steeple

  A photo of Glasgow Road from 1903. In the middle of the picture, Logan Street leads off to the right (which now would be the road leading up to ASDA petrol Station. The Priory Pub is a notable feature as is the tall Turners Building at the corner of Logan Street, which later would […]

Glasgow Road – End of the Era

  This photo dates from around 1976 or 1977. It’s the end of an era for Glasgow Road as many buildings lay empty and vacant, ready for demolition. Some business still traded through right up until the point of neighbouring properties being demolished. The scene looks eastwards towards Hamilton and putting it in context, the photographer […]