Clyde Valley Greyhound Track

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Clyde Valley Greyhound Track
LocationAirbles Road, Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, Scotland
Coordinates 55°47′04″N4°00′28″W / 55.78444°N 4.00778°W / 55.78444; -4.00778

Clyde Valley Greyhound Track was a greyhound racing track on Airbles Road, Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Motherwell town in North Lanarkshire, Scotland

Motherwell is a large town and former burgh in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, south east of Glasgow. It has a population of around 32,120. Historically in the parish of Dalziel and part of Lanarkshire, Motherwell is the headquarters for North Lanarkshire Council. Geographically the River Clyde separates Motherwell from Hamilton to the west whereas the South Calder Water separates Motherwell from Carfin to the north-east and New Stevenston and Bellshill towards the north. Motherwell is also geographically close to Wishaw to the south-east.

North Lanarkshire Council area of Scotland

North Lanarkshire Scottish Gaelic: Siorrachd Lannraig a Tuath) is one of 32 council areas of Scotland. It borders onto the northeast of the City of Glasgow and contains many of Glasgow's suburbs and commuter towns and villages. It also borders East Dunbartonshire, Falkirk, Stirling, South Lanarkshire and West Lothian. The council covers parts of the traditional counties of Dunbartonshire, Lanarkshire and Stirlingshire.

Scotland Country in Northwest Europe, part of the United Kingdom

Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain, with a border with England to the southeast, and is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, the North Sea to the northeast, the Irish Sea to the south, and more than 790 islands, including the Northern Isles and the Hebrides.

The racecourse was situated between Airbles Road and Hamilton Road on the edge of Logans Plantation (now Strathclyde Country Park). [1] The sports ground opened to greyhound racing on 22 July 1932 and was independent (unaffiliated to a governing body). Boxing events and Speedway also took place here at various times. The final meeting took place in December 1959. [2] It competed for many years with another independent track called the Parkneuk Sports Stadium on Milton Street.

Parkneuk Sports Stadium was a greyhound racing and speedway track on Milton Street, Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, Scotland.

The site became a bus depot which has since been demolished and is due to be replaced by a housing development. [3]

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  2. Barnes, Julia (1988). Daily Mirror Greyhound Fact File. Ringpress Books. p. 419. ISBN   0-948955-15-5.
  3. "News - Coming soon to Hamilton Road, Motherwell".