Tag: columba club

New Houses at Coatshill

Drivers and pedestrians have been amazed at the speed at which the new houses at Coatshill have gone up. This week, a giant crane hoisted the roofs of the first new properties into place further assisting that progress. The new, privately owned flats and houses pictured are being built on the former site of the […]

Columba Club Site Clearance

Contractors started work this week to clear the former Columba Club Site. The land near the junction of Blantyre Ferme Road and Carlowrie Avenue, Blantyre had been vacant for some time. Private developers have permission to erect 15 flats (3 storey block), 9 dwelling houses (semi detached and terraced) and to include the formation of […]

Columba Club Site Plans

Planning proposals have been submitted for the former Columba Club site in Coatshill, Blantyre. The intention is for private developers to erect 15 flats (3 storey block), 9 dwelling houses (semi detached and terraced) and for the work to include the formation of access road, associated parking and landscaping. Planning application P/19/1856 has been submitted […]

July Edition Out Now!

Edition 4 (July) of our fantastic Monthly Magazine is out TODAY, Monday 01 July 2019 Out NOW in local shops, priced at just £1.99, all sales of this contemporary Blantyre magazine go entirely to local good causes. We retain nothing! The non profit venture aims to significantly boost our fundraising efforts, offer advertising opportunities for local […]

Columba Club Bulldozed

Following the fire last Sunday, the devastated Columba Club ruin at Coatshill, was finally bulldozed to the ground today. Contractors came in with a JCB and collapsed the remaining walls. All that’s left is a pile of rubble. A sad sight, especially to the many families who fondly remember the times they had there. Bye […]

Columba Club Devastation

There’s nothing like a bird’s eye view! This was the scene earlier today, high above the former Columba Club following Sunday’s devastating fire. As you’ll recall, the derelict club was ravaged by fire just before 3pm last weekend, with black, billowing smoke seen many miles away. Emergency services got the blaze under control, but the […]

Columba Club Burns Down

We’re saddened to see the devastation caused today by the major fire at the Columba Club, Coatshill, Blantyre. The fire started sometime around 3pm today, Sunday 12 May 2019, with emergency services responding shortly after. As the flames took hold, thick black smoke engulfed the building. Police closed off nearby streets as firefighters got the […]