Tag: glasgow Road

Low Blantyre Traffic Chaos

A few messages about this today, Thursday 12th March 2020. There’s been traffic chaos at the bottom of Victoria Street at the junction of Glasgow Road. Temporary traffic lights with ongoing roadworks has caused lengthy delays in either direction, stretching back along Glasgow Road, east and westwards. Further back the queues stretched over the yellow hatched […]

Rumours of Sports Centre Demolition

Over the last few weeks, we’re getting asked with increasing frequency if rumours are true that Blantyre Sports Centre is to be demolished. Well, we can offer some clarification to nip this in the bud. Whilst more than just rumour, this is an exploratory plan that’s not going to happen anytime soon. The suggestion was […]

Vehicle Break Ins

The relative calm of Glasgow Road, Blantyre was disrupted last night when residents spotted a man trying to break into vehicles. The incident happened on Thursday/Friday night, around 3am A man was spotted next to the Sun House Chinese illegally breaking into cars, something he succeeded in doing. He is described as around 20 years […]

Flocking to Blantyre

Here’s a strange story. Just look at these clever birds. A reader has shared this information after keenly observing some strange behaviour by pigeons in Low Blantyre. The birds are flying down to the Sports Centre Roof just off Glasgow Road and are actually WAITING for the 4pm bus to arrive at the nearby bus […]

Ladbrokes, Glasgow Road

Ladbrokes Bookmakers on Glasgow Road had closed. Signage at the property at 261 Glasgow Road, Blantyre has been removed with signs put up that the nearest Ladbrokes is now at Main Street, High Blantyre. Do you know what’s planned next for these premises? Drop us a message.

Healthy Hounds New Shop

A brand new Pet Grooming shop is opening in Blantyre next week! Owner Vikkie Springett, who has had her “Healthy Hounds” dog daycare and training company for the last 7 years is now expanding with brand new premises and further pet services. Her fantastic business will now offer pet grooming from its own dedicated shop […]

Costa Coffee Plans

Costa Coffee propose to move to Blantyre on the Glasgow Road site of the former Post Office, next to the petrol station at ASDA. The move would see the first business to be sited on the recently levelled, vacant ground that faces out towards the Sports Centre. Plans for the development have been received by […]