All you need to know about 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 gardens.

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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