Allandale, Falkirk

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Allandale Cottages.jpg
The row of terraced cottages in Allandale
Allandale is located in Falkirk
Location within the Falkirk council area
OS grid referenceNS799787
• Edinburgh28 mi (45 km) ESE
• London347 mi (558 km) SSE
Civil parish
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBonnybridge
Postcode districtFK4
Dialling code01324
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
55°59′13″N 3°55′26″W / 55.987°N 3.924°W / 55.987; -3.924Coordinates: 55°59′13″N 3°55′26″W / 55.987°N 3.924°W / 55.987; -3.924

Allandale is a small village in the Falkirk council area of Scotland. Allandale is located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) south-west of Bonnybridge, 3.5 miles (5.6 km) north-east of Cumbernauld and 5.4 miles (8.7 km) west-southwest of Falkirk. The entire village is a row of terraced housing along a section of the B816 road from Bonnybridge to Castlecary. The village is bordered to the north by the Forth & Clyde Canal and to the south by the former LMS railway.


The village of Allandale was built in 1904 to house workers of a new brickworks started by J.G Stein and Co.[1] Dundas Cottages was built for management and office staff a few years later, the council built additional houses in the 1960s. See


In 1970 football club, Steins Thistle, was founded as a team for the workers of the Steins Brickworks, named after John Stein.[2] Despite the closure of the brickworks, the football club remains to date and currently compete in the Central Scottish Amateur Football League.[3]


  1. ^ Monklands Online Archived 2010-04-19 at the Wayback Machine, Retrieved 2011-04-13
  2. ^ Scott, Ian (26 March 2016). "Stein's – a success story built with bricks". The Falkirk Herald. Retrieved 11 October 2017.
  3. ^ Steins Thistle, Retrieved 2001-04-13

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