Category: Business

Crossbasket £15m Expansion

The most ambitious, expensive commercial build Blantyre has ever seen, continues at a pace. As you may have seen this week, substructure construction work at Crossbasket’s expansion is now largely out the ground, with much of the foundation work complete and walls going up at the expansive High Blantyre site. Crossbasket owners, Steve Timoney and […]

Crossbasket Management Contract Extended

The management of Crossbasket Castle, High Blantyre by award winning ICMI, has been extended by a further 10 years as an incredible further expansion takes place. Owners Steve Timoney and Alison Reid-Timoney, who purchased the buildings and surrounding estate in 2011 in a state of total disrepair, have extended their contract by a further 10 […]

Asda Listening Group

Following recent comments from various local residents on our Live Chat Group, Asda Blantyre would like to invite around 8 customers from the community to a customer listening group on Thursday 8th June at 11am. The group provides a chance for people to express their opinions, provide feedback and suggestions for the store. An ASDA […]

Funding Boost for Volunteers

A well known Blantyre organisation is to receive its share of £225,000 grant to support their voluntary work. Blantyre Volunteer Group is to receive up to £28,000 for community transport running costs in the year ahead; and East Kilbride Community Transport has been granted up to £15,000. New vehicles, running costs plus staff and volunteer […]

St Enoch’s Centre Demolition

It’s all change for Glasgow in the coming years as Glasgow City Council passed planning permission today to demolish the St Enoch Centre. The St Enoch Shopping Centre, which was opened in 1989 will be knocked down and replaced with a development including shops, offices, restaurants and homes. Property developer Sovereign Centros has secured approval […]

‘Golden Sea’ Set to Close

It’s the end of an era for takeaways in High Blantyre as the Chinese takeaway “Golden Sea” is soon to close its doors. Owners issued a statement today, as follows: “Dear Valued Customers, It is with a heavy heart that we announce the upcoming closure of our shop. We appreciate your patronage over the years […]

Cakes by Rebecca

Local bakery, Cakes by Rebecca, based at Blantyre Industrial Estate has teamed up with the UK’s leading home delivery platform, Snappy Shopper, to offer local people a chance to enjoy a delicious bundle of the bakery’s finest baked goods and treats for the price of 1p. Rebecca Henderson, a female entrepreneur local to the area […]