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Encyclopedia > Uddingston

Uddingston is a village in South Lanarkshire, Scotland, on the north side of the River Clyde, approximately seven miles to the south-east of Glasgow. South Lanarkshire (Siorrachd Lannraig a Deas in Gaelic) is one of 32 unitary council regions in Scotland, covering the southern part of the traditional county of Lanarkshire. ... Motto: (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity(English) Wha daur meddle wi me? (Scots)[1] Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English, Gaelic, Scots[2] Government  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister Tony Blair MP  - First Minister Jack McConnell MSP Unification    - by Kenneth I... The River Clyde, looking eastwards upstream, as it passes beneath the Kingston Bridge in Central Glasgow. ... For other uses, see Glasgow (disambiguation). ...


It is home to Tunnock's factory, famed for its caramel wafers and teacakes. The factory contributes much to the village's economy as does the industrial estate located on the Bellshill Road. In earlier times mining was a major industry, with the long lost village of Flemington an example of a settlement that failed to survive following the closure of its pit. The Tunnocks are family bakers in Uddingston, Lanarkshire, Scotland. ... Flemington was a small mining community on the outskirts of Uddingston. ...


Uddingston has a police station, traditional main street shops, pubs and rail station. It also has several sports clubs including a rugby club, a bowling and tennis club, Calderbraes Golf Club and a junior football club Thorniewood United. Uddingston railway station serves the town of Uddingston, South Lanarkshire. ...


The nearest big towns are Bellshill and Cambuslang: Bellshill is one stop along the Motherwell via Bellshill line, and Cambuslang can be accessed by all services except three per day. Local folk are known as the Villagers. Bellshill is a town in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, two miles north of Motherwell. ... High flats in Motherwell Brandon Parade, the main shopping street in Motherwell, on a typical Saturday Motherwell (Tobar na Màthar in Gaelic) is a large town and former burgh in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, south east of Glasgow. ...


Uddingston has been home to successful sportspeople, in football Lindsay Hamilton goalkeeper with Stenhousemuir, Rangers, St Johnstone and Dunfermline, Jimmy Johnstone and George McCluskey, both of Celtic. David Kettle, who won numerous Scottish age group swimming titles in the late 1970s and early 1980s, also came from Uddingston. Stenhousemuir Football Club is a Scottish football team, based in the small town of Stenhousemuir near Falkirk. ... Rangers Football Club is a football club from Glasgow, Scotland, which plays in the Scottish Premier League. ... St. ... Dunfermline Athletic Football Club a Scottish football team based in Dunfermline, Fife. ... James Connolly Jimmy Johnstone (30 September 1944 – 13 March 2006), was a Scottish football legend. ... Celtic Football Club (pronounced seltik in IPA; AIM: CCP) is a Scottish football club, competing in the Scottish Premier League, the highest form of competition in Scotland. ...


Nearby Villages

Blantyre is a burgh in South Lanarkshire, Scotland with a population of about 17,000. ... Bothwell is a small town in South Lanarkshire, Scotland, that lies on the right bank of the River Clyde, nine miles east-south-east of Glasgow. ... Cambuslang (Scottish Gaelic: Camas Long) is a suburban town on the south-eastern outskirts of Glasgow, Scotland located within the local authority area of South Lanarkshire. ... Ferniegair is a small village between Hamilton and Larkhall in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. ...

Nearby Towns

Bellshill is a town in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, two miles north of Motherwell. ... Coatbridge is a town in North Lanarkshire, Scotland approximately 9 miles east of Glasgow. ... Cumbernauld (Gaelic: Comar nan Allt) is a new town in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, created in 1956 as a population overflow for Glasgow. ... ‹ The template below has been proposed for deletion. ...

External links

  • Map sources for Uddingston

Coordinates: 55.81829° N 4.08275° W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Overview of Uddingston (0 words)
A small commuter town in South Lanarkshire, Uddingston lies 4 miles (6.5 km) southwest of Coatbridge, between the settlements of Tannochside to the north and Bothwell to the south.
Uddingston Cross was for a time a terminus for Glasgow's electric trams.
Since 1890 Uddingston has been the home of Tunnock's Bakery which manufactures the famous caramel wafer.
Uddingston News (1151 words)
Moffat were now starting to use the wind to their advantage and were kicking long into the Uddingston half, forcing the Villagers to run the ball back from deep.
Uddingston’s pack were also starting to take control and were using the pick and drive to good effect, drawing in the Moffat defence to create gaps around the fringes.
Uddingston were controlling the play and should have increased their advantage on the hour mark when they were awarded a penalty for a lineout infringement.
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