City Facts - East Kilbride
East Kilbride is a town in Scotland, located just 11 miles
south of Glasgow. The town is the largest in the county of South Lanarkshire
and has become popular with commuters to Glasgow as well as business travel to
the surrounding areas. Serviced apartments in East Kilbride offer more space,
flexibility, and privacy than other accommodation options in the area.
The area of East Kilbride was inhabited as far back as the Neolithic
and Early Bronze Age eras. After a church was built in the area the population
grew and a small village was developed of 900 inhabitants. In 1930 this changed
and the industrialisation of Scotland led to the city of Glasgow suffering a
housing shortage, by the end of the Second World War Glasgow has sustained
major bomb damage and there was a call for more housing to be constructed in the
area. East Kilbride was among the first “new town” to be built up and allow for
more housing construction projects to be put in place.
East Kilbride serviced apartments provide great bases for
those travelling to the nearby Glasgow as this has always been a popular form
of business travel since the satellite town was created. The town centre is
home to a large shopping centre which provides employment and a retail hub for
residents. The governments Department for International Development is also located
on the edge of the town.
East Kilbride is home to a large shopping centre comprised
of six individual malls and serviced apartments in East Kilbride are located
near this centre as well as numerous other tourist attractions in the area. The
National Museum of Rural Life, James Hamilton Heritage Park, and Chatelherault
Country Park are all lovely destination for walks and learning about the county
and Scotland. The area also offers guests theme parks, safari parks, and
East Kilbride is well connected to Glasgow and surrounding
areas with regular train services and buses running in the town and the area.
The nearest airport is Glasgow International Airport which is situated 16 miles
northwest of the town centre. Guests can also benefit from serviced apartment
parking facilities so that they can experience the best of South Lanarkshire at
their own pace.
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