Tag: war memorial

Auchentibber War Memorial Rebuilt

Renovation is Complete Well, what can we say! The Council have excelled themselves! (Not often we’ve said that!) Auchentibber War Memorial in High Blantyre is now fully rebuilt and landscaped, ready in time for Remembrance Sunday. The memorial was demolished and rebuilt with grant money following concerns about its dilapidated state. Council workers have been […]

Auchentibber War Memorial – Renovation

I have learned yesterday that the Auchenitbber War Memorial is to soon be renovated by South Lanarkshire Council. The monument has been suffering in recent years due to heavy traffic and poor previous repairs. Following a poll by Blantyre Telegraph in December 2016 (on behalf of SLC, Blantyre Community Council, Blantyre Project and various other […]

1920’s Auchentibber War Memorial

This photo shows the Auchentibber War Memorial half way up Sydes Brae, near the junction with Auchentibber Road. The memorial faces out on to Sydes Brae Road and is situated near the roadside. It looks newly constructed, allegedly using pillars from the fireplaces of the demolished Hamilton Palace. The tidiness of the site also supports […]