A further excellent photo from Marion Brownlie showing the building of Clydeview Shopping Centre in 1979. This time pictured from Victoria Street not far from the junction of Glasgow Road, you can see the steelwork frame of the “new shopping centre”.
A new feature for the page. A little roundup of what was happening in a particular week in Blantyre. These will appear randomly time to time, picking different weeks, months and years. Hope you find this feature interesting. The following news snippets are from the Friday, 20th January 1967. Jailed after Bus Rumpus “A […]
Back in the 1920’s, some of my family line emigrated from Blantyre to Canada. Moving from Broompark Road, they ended up in New Brunswick. I keep in contact with my mother’s cousin who has been kind enough over the years to write and send me some Blantyre related photos and items. Perhaps unseen online, is […]