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The Main Street in Muirhead
Muirhead shown within North Lanarkshire
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Muirhead is a small suburb approximately 7 miles (11 km) North-East of Glasgow city centre. Nearby villages and towns include Chryston, Garnkirk, Gartcosh, Lenzie and Stepps. Muirhead has a population of 1,410 according to the 2011 Census.
It is a commuter town to Glasgow with road links with the A80/M80 and frequent bus services the 36, x37, x39 and x3. Muirhead is located approximately two miles from Gartcosh, Lenzie and Stepps railway stations.
The suburb has a variety of shops including a Co-operative Food, newsagents, butcher, stationers and plenty of take-away food shops. Two bars which serve the area are the Muirhead Inn and The Crowwood.
The surrounding area has one high school and two primary schools.
A local development to the south of the village is Belhaven Park.
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