Tag: springwells

Millers Building Demolished

Demolition contractors took down the final part of Miller’s Building in Springwells, Blantyre today. The view from Glasgow Road at the Burnbank boundary looks quite different today, Tuesday 10th May 2022 as the building is now completely gone. The 2 storey stone tenement dating from the 1870’s has seen many businesses over the years, some more […]

Demolition at Springwells

Work to demolish an old, dangerous tenement building in Springwells, Blantyre has started. Demolition contractors moved in this week to demolish the former Millers Fireplace and Frasers buildings on the North side of Glasgow Road near the Blantyre boundary with Burnbank. The stone built tenement building has been derelict for a few years, with heavy […]

Emergency Traffic Management

Roads and Transport have erected Emergency Traffic management on Glasgow Road at Springwells, Blantyre, due to problems with the existing Miller’s Fireplace building. The roadworks are in place and been erected due to dangerous building no. 26-28 Glasgow Road with the footway closed. The building is in a terrible state of repair, subsided and has […]

Cat Run Over

**Contains Upsetting Content ** A little cat, sadly looks like its been run over is lying dead at the side of the road at Springwells. It’s on the grassy verge across from Dunns. It is black with white markings on its neck, chest and paws. It’s been there a few days now. Just in case […]

Springwells Fire

A derelict tenement corner block caught alight earlier today, Friday 15 February 2019 at Springwells, Low Blantyre. The former Miller’s Fireplaces building was observed to be on fire around 10.15am and the fire brigade was called for. The fire was quickly extinguished before it took any significant hold on the building. The drama caused some […]