Tag: shops

Shops Forced to move, 1979

  In March 1979, uncertainty existed at a block of shops on the north side of High Blantyre’s Main Street. The shops on the lower floor of the tenements at the corner of Cemetery Road and Main Street were to be put under compulsory purchase order, to make way for the council’s new development of […]

Stonefield Road, Blantyre 1915

From the illustrated social history book… “Blantyre – Glasgow Road, The Real Story” by Paul Veverka (c) 2016 – 2018. Exploring Stonefield Road    Stonefield Road takes its name after the old district of ‘Stonefield’ in Blantyre, which in the early 20th Century actually extended from this point southwards up to Larkfield and as far […]

Clydeview Shopping Centre – East

Clydeview Shopping Centre – East    Clydeview Shopping Centre is a contemporary small shopping centre fronting on to Glasgow Road, currently with partially occupied businesses.    It is located near Blantyre Asda supermarket and was opened in October 1980. It comprises of 2 storey retail units to the east and west of a central pedestrian […]