Planned Tour of Blantyre Pit Disaster Site

Accompanying Pit Disaster photo courtesy of Blantyre Project

Accompanying Pit Disaster photo courtesy of Blantyre Project

Blantyre Heritage Group Secretary, Gordon Cook is hosting a tour and talk of the site of the Blantyre disaster.

Gordon has very kindly agreed to do this and and the (above ground!) tour commences on Wednesday, 18th of November from 11.00am.

The tour will commence at Priestfield Car Park on High Blantyre Main Street and involve a bit of walking. It will take about 2 hours to complete so please make sure to wrap up! It is a great opportunity to listen to Gordon talk us through the details of the pit disaster , in a level of detail not previously seen. A great chance to actually visit the site where the disaster took place.

The tour will finish at the newly built Redburn Restaurant. Places will be limited. Anybody wishing to attend, is asked to reserve a place with :

Heather Walsh
Volunteer Coordinator
Pits, Ponies, People and Stories
01698 452501

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