Glasgow Road ~ North

Blantyre's Ain WebsiteBlantyre, Lanarkshire, ScotlandGlasgow Road North

A Wander Doon Memory Lane, Glasgow Road North and all its side streets, starting at Springwell in the East and ending at the Meeting of Rotten Calder and Clyde in the West.

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Blantyre 1832 parish map

Blantyre 1832 parish map

Dougie Fraser's Building & shop

Dougie Fraser’s Building & shop

Robertson's Ginger Works, Springwell

Robertson’s Mineral Water Works

Mount Pleasant Miners Cottages, Blantyre

Mount Pleasant Miners Cottages

Craighead House on the outskirts of Blantyre, photographed in 1870 by Thomas Annan.

Craighead House

Robert Forrest, when he was only 19

Craighead Pit

Craighead Sports Ground

Craighead Sports Ground

Grants Building

Grants Building

Andrew Gilmour's Shop, Glasgow Road

Andrew Gilmour’s Shop

Victoria Cafe, Glasgow Road, opposite the Co-op popularly known as Angie's Cafe.

Victoria Cafe

On the immediate right were Craighead Rows, known locally as Baird's Rows.

Baird’s Raws

Salvation Army Citadel

Salvation Army Citadel

William Sommerville Oil Refinery Entrance at the bottom of Forrest Street.

William Sommerville Oil Refinery

Blantyre Engineering

Blantyre Engineering

Castle Park - Home of Blantyre Victoria F.C.

Castle Park – Home of Blantyre Victoria F.C.

Livingstonian Bar

Livingstonian Bar and The Blantyre Electric Cinema

Forrest Street to Clark Street

Forrest Street to Clark Street

The Wellington Bar - Glasgow Road at Clark Street

The Wellington Bar

Looking West from Clark Street we have Miller's Laun

Millar’s Laun

Batters Ironmongers, Glasgow Road

Batters Ironmongers

Stepek's Electrical

Stepek’s Electrical

Glasgow Road Looking West from Church Street - 1937

Looking West from Church Street

John Street

John Street

On the other corner of John Street was the Castle Vaults

Castle Vaults

Glasgow Road Looking East from Logan Street

Glasgow Road Looking East

McAlpine's Building

McAlpine’s Building

The Dookit

The Dookit

Glasgow Road looking East - 1970

Glasgow Road looking East – 1970

The Cosy Corner Pub

The Cosy Corner Pub

Jimmy Cleary, Ladies and Gents Hairdressers, Glasgow Road, Blantyre

Jimmy Cleary’s

Jimmy Clearies

Peter Valerio’s Cafe

Fallon's Bar

Fallon’s Bar

Stewart's Building 1900

Stewart’s Building 1900

Gazette Office

Gazette Office

Toll Brae Office

Toll Brae Office

Stonefield Public Park Entrance

Stonefield Public Park

Vincent Lombardi Building

Vincent Lombardi Building

Station Road 1910

Station Road 1910

Nicholson's Shop

Nicholson’s Shop

Blantyre Station 1900

Blantyre Station 1900

Village Bar, Blantyre

Village Bar

The Pey Brig

The Pey Brig

Aerial Weir on Clyde

Weir on Clyde

Workers Village Gates

Workers Village Gates

Mill Village Post Office

Mill Village Post Office

David Livingstone Memorial Centre

David Livingstone Memorial Centre

Livingstone Playing Field

Livingstone Playing Field

Shuttle Row Collage

Shuttle Row Collage

Counting House

Counting House

Board Room

Board Room

Pilgrimage Postcard

Pilgrimage Postcard

Broadway Cinema

Broadway Cinema

Broadway Cinema

Broadway Cinema – Looking East

Bethany Hall 1908

Bethany Hall

Joanna Terrace 1903

Joanna Terrace 1903

St Joseph's Church and School

St Joseph’s Church and School

St Joseph's Build 1905

St Joseph’s Build 1905

St Joseph's 1903

St Joseph’s 1903

David Livingstone Memorial Church

David Livingstone Memorial Church

First Day of Blantyre Trams - 1903

First Day of Blantyre Trams – 1903

Poor Clare Monastery - Blantyre

Poor Clare Monastery – Blantyre

Parkville Roadhouse and Hotel

Parkville Roadhouse and Hotel

Glasgow Road Looking East c1925

Glasgow Road Looking East c1925

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Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland

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