What’s Open in Blantyre

The Coronavorus Pandemic has affected the opening hours of many businesses. Here’s a list of whats still open and deemed essential services.[Updated 29th March 11:40am]

If anything needs changed, or updated, please comment below. Dont message! Please stay two metres apart from each other 

Agnews sandwich shop, 237 Glasgow road open.. for takeaway and also delivery.
Aldi Cambuslang – check fb page for updates open Sunday 9.30am till 10am solely for NHS staff, front line workers etc.
Alfie’s car wash, tyres etc – open till further notice
Allience online for those struggling to get out go online www.allianceonline.co.uk
Asda – 8am till 8pm first hour for elderly, disabled etc. a Monday, Wednesday & Friday only. Sunday to NHS workers between 8-9am. Please observe new social distancing.
BLANTYRE FAMILY DENTAL CARE closed and we will not be allowed to treat ANY patients, even EMERGENCIES‼️If you do have a dental EMERGENCY you should still call the practice number 01698 829080 between 10am-12pm and 2pm -6pm and your Emergency will be triaged by one of our DENTIST
During this call they will either 
– Offer advice 
– Offer a prescription for antibiotics to be collected from a local pharmacy
– Refer you on to the Public Dental Services in extreme emergency situations
Blantyre Miners Welfare – free food delivery service Min order £20 order via Mick Mccann or welfare fb page. 12 noon till 6pm Monday to Friday.
B&M Blantyre – new hours 8am till 6pm
Boots pharmacy Victoria Street – don’t queue unless you have had text. 9am to 10am for elderly. 10-6pm everyone else Monday to Friday. Closed for lunch noon till 1pm. Saturdays 10am till 4.30pm no closure for lunch. Collect your neighbours prescription if possible you just need full name & address. Deliver service available £5 one off or £55 for year done online.
CONNOLLY OPTICIANS 
‼️WE’RE STILL HERE FOR OUR PATIENTS‼️
***DUE TO TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES PLEASE PHONE 07949 698069 & leave a messsage. We will get back to you as soon as we can***
⚠️WE are triaging ALL EYE EMERGENCIES⚠️
DO NOT phone or visit your GP, A&E or Pharmacist unnecessarily
An EYE EMERGENCY may include:
1. Red or painful eye
2. SUDDEN loss or reduction in your vision or NEW flashing lights/floaters.
3. Something in your eye.
4. Your GP or Pharmacist asks you to seek an Optician’s advice.
5. Loss or breakage of ESSENTIAL glasses
Our telephone business hours are:-
9:30am to 5:30pm, Monday to Saturday
YOU MUST PHONE US FIRST ON:- 01698 824777
COUNTRY SHOP BLANTYRE IS OPEN FOR HOME DELIVIRIES CALL 01698828872
Day Today Fernslea Avenue – sign outside the shop they are Mon-Sat 9am to 6pm
Day Today High Blantyre – 8am till 8pm now Monday to Sunday. Home delivery service now available on app see fb page.
D&J Butchers High Blantyre – Friday 27th March the shop will open 05.15am and close at 14:00. Saturday Sunday Wednesday:shop will close at 12:30 This is to get the shop cleaned down,and most importantly to let my staff have a break.
Dunns Food, Blantyre – online and phone orders available to general public. Phone 01698 727 777 family packs available see website
Family Shopper High Blantyre – 8am till 8pm daily, local delivery service which is free for elderly.
Gilbrides Pharmacy High Blantyre – free collection & delivery service for elderly. the pharmacy will open at 9am till 5.30pm, closing from 1pm till 2pm apart from Wednesday early close. Two in at one time.
Golden Sea High Blantyre will be open for deliveries…open from 4.30pm every day except tWednesday. Order via just eat or over phone
Grade A Sandwich shop on Calder Street are providing delivery service 7 days per week and have asked people to use this service rather than coming to the shop.
Greenhall Country Cafe & Farm Shop – Farm shop and Takeaway menusHot food Fri to Sun 12-6.30pm Shop open Daily 10-4pm (Closed Thursday)New Fresh Meat Pack, Fruit and Veg PacksWe must ask that customers place their order by phone, make payment and arrange a suitable pick up or deliver time
Local delivery is free with orders over £20
Last orders 5pm to arrange delivery
Call 01698 825598 to order Hot Food
Call 07889241499 to order from the shop
Hastie Cars Blantyre – open as normal with offers of help for elderly etc in Blantyre.
Jinxys Bakery High Blantyre – 6am till 1.30pm all precautions being taken by staff
Lidl Blantyre – hours as normal
Lloyd’s Pharmacy – Glasgow Road – still 10am -1pm then 2pm-4.30pm for the time being. Please ask relatives or taxi firm to collect if your elderly, self isolating etc. Please allow up to 5 days for collection.
Lloyd’s Pharmacy – Tech Park – 9.30am to 1pm then 2pm till 5.30pm monday to friday, 10am to 1pm on saturday. Anyone can pick up as long as they know name and address, they would need ID if it’s a controlled drug.
Londis/Post Office Glasgow Road – post office glasgow rd 8.30am- 6PM. Londis 8am-6pm.
Mac Cars Blantyre – two passengers at a time
McQueens Diary – milk, eggs etc delivered to your door set up online pay by direct debit
Premier Store Farm Road – 8am to 8pm Monday to Sunday till further notice
Roxy’s Desserts – same hours as family shopper with NHS discounts.
Scotmid stores – normal opening hours
Singh’s Shopsmart on Victoria street open till 8pm every night. Serving through a hatch.
Spar Blantyre – Tuesday 24th from 7am till 9pm normal hours after this, will update daily.
Spice Club High Blantyre – open as normal
Stacks Cafe, Glasgow Road – 7am till 2.30pm takeaway service only
Strachan Craft Butchers – shop open again to elderly, disabled etc with delivery preferred method for all others. Orders can be placed over the phone or on the new website see fb page for more information.
The Cafe (Michelle Mcneill) – free delivery service to Blantyre from 9am till 1.30pm Monday to Friday. Saturday from 9am closing time tbc
The Tyre Man Emergency Roadside Tyre Fitting/Repairs Service We Are Still On Call If You Need Us,Please Don’t Send Mails Or Txt Messages,In Any Roadside Emergency Always Give Us A Call On 07774 636318,Thanks And Stay Safe Everyone.
Usave, Auchinraith Road – 9am till 8pm
Wellman Cars – offering to help elderly etc pick up prescriptions etc. See fb page for offers etc
891891 private hire is also open for business

With thanks to Sharon McCafferty for maintaining this list daily on the official support group for Blantyre here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/BlantyreOfficialCoronavirusSupport

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