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East Kilbride then and now
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PostPosted: Fri May 08, 2009 10:44 am    Post subject: East Kilbride then and now  Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

heres a pic of me in my dads vauxhall victor in july '68 facing the town centre car park with the civic centre in the back ground



heres the view in july 2008 of my own vauxhall victor in the new car park facing the now bus station but the civic centre is still in the back ground

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PostPosted: Fri May 08, 2009 11:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

Great pics.

although there is not a lot of difference in the two pics.
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PostPosted: Fri May 08, 2009 3:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

New bus station and a new carpark with guard rail...
Progress indeed
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 15, 2009 7:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

Great picture. I was raised in EK - was up there a few weeks ago and that part of the town centre is looking very neglected with the old Arnotts and the Stuart Hotel boarded up.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 07, 2009 11:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

Not befor and after just before.




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PostPosted: Sun Nov 08, 2009 2:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

Erm that was on the way to Downtown Miami  

I now feel old
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 23, 2010 11:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

No before, only now.

Former Parish Council Chambers, Main Street


Former Courthouse, Montgomery Street


East Kilbride Station

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 30, 2010 6:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

was in EK today, but my wee camera hasnt recovered from the bang I gave it the other day and Im not getting good photos.. need a new camera.. this is some oldies having a great time skating away at the ice rink today.

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 30, 2010 6:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

Like it ....

Never knew the ice rink was still there...

Used to use it after the Loof closed ... And the old Dolan baths too ... the new Health and safety option Dolan is pish !!!
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 12, 2010 2:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

nice photo's there, i'm from just outside EK in Jackton im a bit young to remember downtown miami though but can vaguely remember the old shops where princess square now stands.
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