City Facts - Motherwell
The town of Motherwell is situated in the area of North Lanarkshire in Scotland. It has a population of 32,120 and is the home of the North Lanarkshire Council headquarters. The town’s economic base is mainly focused around the service industries and in recent years the town has transformed to become a popular business travel destination with business stays also choosing Motherwell serviced apartments due to Glasgow being situated less than a 15-minute train ride away.
The location where Motherwell is now established was originally a site for a bathhouse and fort before the Roman presence in Scotland claimed the area as a route for trade and settlements. In the 1800s the town’s urban development increased and the Motherwell Town Hall and Dalziel High School were built, pathing the way for more construction and the creation of Motherwell Football Club. During the 20th century, the town became an industrial centre for the production of steel in Scotland, producing around three million tonnes annually. This production came to a drastic halt later that decade and the demolition of Ravenscraig, a vast steelworks, in 1996 brought the end of an era for the town’s economy, employment, and history.
Motherwell rejuvenated towards of the 1900s and into the 21st century and now the town is based primarily on the service industry. The town is now home to North Lanarkshire Council headquarters and large employers in the area include Terex Trucks and Willian Grant and Sons whisky distillers. Serviced apartments in Motherwell are situated close to the main businesses in the town as well as transport links that connect to Glasgow in less than 15 minutes.
Motherwell is located in a beautiful part of Scotland, home to many country parks, stunning landscapes, and tourist attractions. Serviced apartments in Motherwell will situate you close to places like Chatelherault Country Park, an 18th Century country House with woodland and gardens for you to explore. M&D’s Scotland’s Theme Park, Amazonia, and the North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre are all close by and provide a wonderful day out for everyone staying in Motherwell.
Regular train services run from Motherwell train station to Glasgow and buses providing services throughout the town and the surrounding area are available. The nearest airport to Motherwell is Glasgow Airport which is located 16 miles from the town centre.
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