Motherwell Area Guide

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At Paul Fox Properties we like to offer our customers insight into the local areas, the background and history of the place as well as other useful information about what Motherwell has to offer, that other estate agents might not. If you are thinking about selling your property and need an estate agent in Motherwell, please contact us today for a free, no obligation property valuation.

History

Motherwell is a large town in North Lanarkshire with a population of just over 32,000. It has rich industrial heritage in steel and coal industries. However, nowadays it’s supporting more service-based industries and the North Lanarkshire Council Headquarters are situated in the town.  

Places of Interest

  • Strathclyde country park – The park has beautiful surroundings and is one of the most popular family attractions in central Scotland. It is also renowned for its water sports facilities to allow you to take up a new hobby or to have a fun day out with family.
  • M & D Theme Park – Situated within Strathclyde park, this large amusement park has a variety of entertainment facilities including rollercoaster, water rides and is home to Scotland’s only indoor tropical rainforest, Amazonia.
  • Motherwell FC – Motherwell has its own top level football team, which is community focused and family friendly, so why not take in a match or two when living in and around the area.
  • North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre – This free family attraction offers a variety of activities for children of all ages, and it also runs a craft programme for both adults and children.

Transport Links

Motherwell offers a number of great public transport links. It has three train stations, the main Motherwell station, as well as Airbles and Shieldmuir. The main station provides direct links to Edinburgh Waverley and Glasgow Central. It also supports the West Coast Main Line from Glasgow to London.

Motherwell has excellent road links as it is located next to the M74 motorway leading to Anglo-Scottish border. Its also located close to the M8 motorway which connects Glasgow and Edinburgh. 

Education

We know that for prospective buyers with families that education and schooling are a vital component to consider in the property purchasing process. We are pleased to say that Motherwell has several educational facilities to choose from, which we’ve outlined below to make your search just that little bit easier.

Secondary Schools

Braidhurst High School
Dalriada Crescent
Motherwell
MOTHERWELL
Lanarkshire
ML1 3XF
Tel: 01698 275555
Website: https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/nl/Braidhurst/

Dalziel High School
Crawford Street
Motherwell
MOTHERWELL
Lanarkshire
ML1 3AG
Tel: 01698 328628
Website: https://www.dalzielhigh.org.uk/

Taylor High School
Carfin Street
New Stevenston
MOTHERWELL
Lanarkshire
ML1 4JP
Tel: 01698 832219
Website: https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/nl/taylor/

Our Lady’s High School
Dalzell Drive
Motherwell
MOTHERWELL
Lanarkshire
ML1 2DG
Tel: 01698 265191
Website: https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/nl/olhsmotherwell/

Brannock High School
Loanhead Road
Newarthill
Motherwell
ML1 5AU
Tel: 01698 274936
Website: http://www.brannock.n-lanark.sch.uk/

Primary Schools

Muir Street Primary School
Parkneuk Street
Motherwell
MOTHERWELL
Lanarkshire
ML1 1BY
Tel: 01698 262681
Website: https://www.northlanarkshire.gov.uk/directories/schools/muir-street-primary

Our Lady & St Francis Primary School
Newarthill Road
Carfin
MOTHERWELL
Lanarkshire
ML1 5AL
Tel: 01698 263967
Website: http://www.ourlady-st-francis.n-lanark.sch.uk/

Cathedral Primary School
Park Street
Motherwell
MOTHERWELL
Lanarkshire
ML1 1PT
Tel: 01698 262692
Website: http://www.cathedral.n-lanark.sch.uk/

Ladywell Primary School
240 Ladywell Road
Motherwell
MOTHERWELL
Lanarkshire
ML1 3EU
Tel: 01698 262597
Website: http://www.ladywellprimary.org.uk/

Muir Street Primary School
Parkneuk Street
Motherwell
MOTHERWELL
Lanarkshire
ML1 1BY
Tel: 01698 262681
Website: https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/nl/MuirStreet/

New Stevenston Primary School
Clydesdale Street
New Stevenston
MOTHERWELL
Lanarkshire
ML1 4JG
Tel: 01698 732579
Website: https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/nl/NSPSBlog/

Glencairn Primary School
Glencairn Street
Motherwell
MOTHERWELL
Lanarkshire
ML1 1TT
Tel: 01698 300281
Website: https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/nl/glencairnpsblog/

Logans Primary School
Logans Road
Motherwell
MOTHERWELL
Lanarkshire
ML1 3PH
Tel: 01698 263708
Website: https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/nl/logansps/

St Bernadette’s Primary
Vickers Street
Motherwell
MOTHERWELL
Lanarkshire
ML1 3RE
Tel: 01698 264350
Website: https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/nl/StBernadettes/

Knowetop Primary School
Knowetop Avenue
Motherwell
MOTHERWELL
Lanarkshire
ML1 2AG
Tel: 01698 262610
Website: http://www.knowetop.n-lanark.sch.uk/

St Patrick’s Primary School
Coronation Road East
New Stevenston
MOTHERWELL
Lanarkshire
ML1 4HX
Tel: 01698 732539
Website: https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/nl/stpatricksnewstevenston/

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