Muirhead

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Muirhead
Scottish Gaelic: Ceann a' Mhonaidh[1]
Scots: Mairheid
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The Main Street in Muirhead
Muirhead is located in North Lanarkshire
Muirhead
Muirhead
 Muirhead shown within North Lanarkshire
OS grid reference NS67SE60
Council area North Lanarkshire
Lieutenancy area Lanarkshire
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GLASGOW
Postcode district G69
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Scottish Parliament Coatbridge and Chryston
List of places
UK
Scotland

Coordinates: 55°53′53″N 4°06′22″W / 55.898°N 4.106°W / 55.898; -4.106

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ List of railway station names in English, Scots and Gaelic – NewsNetScotland