Category: infrastucture

Parking Restrictions Broompark Rd

Complaints about inconsiderate parking near the junction of Main Street and Broompark Road have been upheld with the solution earlier this week of double yellow lines. Parking has now been restricted on both sides of the road at the junction. Contractors acting for SLC briefly told us last week, “A few places in Blantyre will […]

Housing Scheme shortlisted for Top Award

A 38 unit affordable housing scheme located in the South Lanarkshire town of Blantyre has been shortlisted in this year’s prestigious Scottish Home Awards. A partnership between partnership housing developer Lovell and Clyde Valley Housing Association, the project features alongside eight other finalists in the Small Affordable Housing Development (social rent) category of the 2019 […]

Douglas Street Roadworks

Some disruption should be expected at High Blantyre’s Douglas Street as roadworks get underway for the next 9 weeks. Safety and reducing queuing times are very much on the agenda with the creation of a dedicated left hand lane, as pictured. Work by MacClay Civil Engineering Ltd also includes the widening of the road and […]

It’s happened again!

Would you believe it! It’s happened again! We are shocked to learn of yet another instance of a vehicle entering the sliproad in the wrong direction at High Blantyre, the SIXTH time this has been reported to us in as many months. Around 1.30pm today Sunday 31 March 2019, another vehicle entered the sliproad a […]

Loch Lomond Fatality

A82 Collision An elderly woman has sadly died after a tragic head-on crash between a car she was travelling in and a minibus on the A82 at Loch Lomond. She was a passenger in a black Vauxhall Astra which was involved in a collision with a black Mercedes Vito, near Luss. A 73-year-old woman, who […]