Clarkston, Giffnock & Newton Mearns

Affluent suburb in East Renfrewshire

About Clarkston, Giffnock & Newton Mearns

Clarkston & Giffnock are affluent suburban towns in East Renfrewshire which lie approximately 8 miles (12.9 km) from Glasgow city centre. The locality borders the other Eastwood suburbs of Busby and Netherlee, and is served by Clarkston & Giffnock railway stations on the Glasgow South Western Line branch to East Kilbride. Clarkston & Giffnock provide a broad range of amenities catering for day-to-day needs including a selection of shops, banks, restaurants/bars, cafes, health care facilities, community centre, library, regular train and bus services to the City and East Kilbride. Rouken Glen Park is close by which has many of the typical features of an Edwardian urban park and was gifted to the people of Glasgow to use as a place of leisure and enjoyment in 1906.

Newton Mearns is a suburban town in East Renfrewshire which lies 7 miles (11.3 km) southwest of Glasgow City Centre. It is a primarily a residential area, with most of its inhabitants travelling by car or public transport to Glasgow for work and shopping. There are a number of small businesses and restaurants in the area, as well as The Avenue Shopping Centre. The newly constructed Greenlaw Village also has two supermarkets. As well as minor and major roads, the town has bus links with the centre of Glasgow and Ayrshire coast. The town is also served by two local railway stations, Patterton and Whitecraigs which both run trains to Glasgow Central station amongst others. One factor that has made the area popular with families is the variety and quality of local schools. Mearns is served by four primary schools and three high schools, as well as one independent secondary school. Newton Mearns contains a number of parks, most notably Broomburn Park and nearby Rouken Glen Park, plus numerous golf clubs and rugby clubs. A public swimming pool and leisure centre is located at Eastwood Park in nearby Giffnock.

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