Belmont, Ayr

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Belmont is an area within the south of the town of Ayr, South Ayrshire, Scotland, UK. It was developed for local authority housing before the outbreak of World War Two in 1939, around Belmont Avenue, Chalmers Avenue, Morton Road area. In the late 1950s, work commenced on a much larger council housing development at South Belmont, in an area enclosed by Peggieshill Road, Fenwickland Avenue, Burnbank Road and Dalmellington Road. The main services within the Belmont area are Belmont Academy, which was originally built in 1960 on the site of the former Belmont House, home of the Mathie-Morton family.

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  • About Ayr - About Ayr, South Ayrshire Council website information about Ayr
  • South Ayrshire Council - South Ayrshire Council's website contains comprehensive information about the services provided by the Council

Coordinates: 55°27′02″N 4°37′23″W / 55.450643°N 4.623161°W / 55.450643; -4.623161