Category: infrastucture

Fernslea Avenue Roadworks

Significant roadworks over the next 2 months for residents of Fernslea Avenue. Scottish Power will be working in the street in 2 phases meaning full road closures in parts of October and November. Fernslea Avenue is closed between Stonefield Road and Orchard Drive from 7am Monday 16 October to 5pm on Sunday 29 October for […]

Stop Downgrade of Neo-Natal Care

A new model of intensive care for the highest risk, pre-term babies has been announced.  Three specialist intensive care neonatal units will be based in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow.Find out more at The thinking is that larger units are able to care for more babies. This means that the Neo-Natal unit at University Hospital […]

Main Street Road Closure

Some disruption at Main Street, High Blantyre is to be expected soon for pedestrians and drivers with the announcement of a temporary road closure. Main Street (eastbound) will be closed between Auchinraith Road and the roundabout at A725 from Monday 2 October to Friday 6 October for footway resurfacing works. Diversion via Main Street B7012, Douglas […]

Bold Vision for East Kilbride

A vibrant new plan to rejuvenate East Kilbride has been unveiled. A plan for the centre, which includes proposals to demolish part of Centre West, Olympia. The masterplan for East Kilbride town centre envisages radical changes to respond to the rapid decline of in-person shopping that has blighted town centres across the country. Instead, a […]

Roadworks Hillhouse Road

South Lanarkshire Council will be working on Hillhouse Road this week. Setting up tomorrow, Thursday 14th September at High Blantyre, work will include carriageway patching and will include temporary traffic lights. As such some disruption to drivers is expected around the exit roundabout of Westcraigs, at Hamilton International Avenue and in the carriageway in front […]

Gladiators Stadium

A first look at the brand new nearby Gladiators Basketball stadium is possible thanks to computer generated images by Architects. The planned stadium will be built within the existing Playsport building in East Kilbride, owned by Scottish businessman Steve Timoney and his wife Alison. The couple who also own Crossbasket Castle have announced the 1,600-seater […]

Villa Hotel Up for Sale

The well known, ‘Villa Hotel’ in Hamilton has been put up for sale for offers in excess of £850,000. The current owner is also willing to accept letting out the property for £40,000 per annum.  The eight-bedroom hotel and restaurant venue is described by the agents as a ‘charming’ hotel with an excellent income. It has been subject […]