Tag: smiddy

Buildings Served Notice, 1978

Due to the dangerous condition of the tenements opposite ASDA, one of Blantyre’s best butchers closed on 6th January 1979. A shocked Peter Craig had received a letter from the Regional Council on Monday 11th December 1978, giving him just 3 weeks to pack up and move out (including the Christmas holiday!) Peter who had […]

David Fisher’s Yard, Stonefield Road

On the corner of Glasgow Road  & at the bottom of Stonefield Road was David Fisher’s yard. (Contrary to popular belief, the corner building was not Mickeys Cafe which was actually nearby on Stonefield Road) David manufactured wrought iron gates, fences and offered general blacksmith (smiddy) services. The main office and showroom faced out on […]