Category: infrastucture

M74 Roadworks Ongoing

Motorists are reminded that roadworks are still ongoing on the M74 near junction 5, Hamilton. Essential bridge works are taking place until 26th July. Transport Scotland has issued the following advice for motorists: • Road users are advised to avoid the area or use alternative mode of transport • Significant delays expected on the M74 […]

Hunthill Road Closure

Please be aware that B758 Hunthill Road will be closed next week for resurfacing works. Hunthill Road between Broompark Road and Main Street will be closed from 8am on Saturday 13th July until 5pm on Wednesday 17th July for resurfacing works. Alternative routes are via B7012 Main Street, Auchinraith Road, A724 Glasgow Road and B758 […]

Advance Parking Consultation Results

Our consultation report on Blantyre Parking issues is now available! A whopping 382 Blantyre people took time to share their opinions, concerns and suggestions by completing the survey form, a great sample size, so thanks very much for that. The consultation exercise which ran on our website for the last 3 weeks pre-empted the imminent […]

New Road Layout Concerns

Given we have witnessed TWO near misses in as many days at this location and seeing so many people similarly comment on the page yesterday, we feel it is in the interest of public road safety to raise a concern about the new road layout at High Blantyre. The location is the roundabout (previously known […]

Douglas Street Traffic Lights

With roadworks now complete at Douglas Street, the new traffic lights at the junction next to the sliproad are now switched on. Please take care at this new road layout which includes pedestrian crossings, new islands and of particular change a new lane at Douglas Street turning left on to the eastbound sliproad. Additionally, the […]

Bardykes Road Closure

The B758 Bardykes Road will be closed next week due to resurfacing works. It will be closed between the Westend Junction of Glasgow Road and Broompark Road from 8am Monday 8 July to 5pm on Friday 12th July. Local access will be maintained for householders and businesses. Alternative route are via A724 Glasgow Road, Stonefield […]

Blantyre Parking Consultation

Over the last few months we’ve been saving photos shared from readers regarding Parking issues in Blantyre. Tonight, we launch a ‘Blantyre Parking Consultation’ on and offline which will last for 4 weeks to collect further feedback and concerns. We’re looking for YOUR feedback on all Parking related issues in Blantyre. e.g What parking should […]

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 […]