Miller Homes - Keepers Gate, G71
Make yourself at home at Keeper’s Gate. Quality of life is about the details of everyday living. From the little things, like knowing the nearest place to pick up a pint of milk, to more important matters like finding the right school or having a health centre nearby, you need to know that the community you’re moving to will support you and your family, as well as be a pleasant place to live. So here’s some useful information about the area around Keeper’s Gate.
Keeper’s Gate has an excellent selection of outdoor leisure amenities in easy reach. Less than three miles to the north, Drumpelier Country Park includes 500 acres of heath and woodland and two natural lochs with picnic sites, an adventure playground and facilities for boating and angling. To the west, the vast Strathclyde Country Park has a watersports centre based on Strathclyde Loch, complementing the mature woods and wetland habitats that offer endlessly fascinating walking, cycling, horse-riding, bird-watching and sunbathing. Strathclyde Country Park also hosts major events, from regattas to exhibitions and country fairs, throughout the year. And even closer to Keeper’s Gate, the 13th-century Bothwell Castle stands in beautiful grounds overlooking the River Clyde.
Sport and leisure
There are several gyms and health clubs in the area around Keeper’s Gate, DW Sports Fitness Club is only a short drive away at Glasgow Fort. There are also five golf clubs in easy reach, including the ninehole course at Calderbraes Golf Club, just a short walk away, and the excellent 18- hole Sandyhills Golf Club, around a mile and-a- half to the east. Other leisure facilities serving Keeper’s Gate include Uddingston Library, which lends music CDs as well as books, and has a number of computers for free public use.
Close to the junction of the M73 and M74, with the M8 just over a mile away, Keeper’s Gate is ideally situated for travel throughout central and southern Scotland. There are nearby suburban rail stations at Baillieston, less than half a mile away, and at Uddingston, and the development is well served by local bus routes.
In addition to the attractions of Glasgow city centre, which are easily accessible for days and evenings out, there are several amenities in the more immediate area, including a Showcase cinema and Hollywood Bowl at the nearby Barrbridge Leisure Centre. There is a Beefeater restaurant and pub in Hamilton Road, virtually adjacent to Keeper’s Gate, and Uddingston offers a further range of fine bars and restaurants, such as the Angels Hotel. The lively adventure rides of M&D’s Theme Park in Strathclyde Country Park are also in easy reach.
There are a good range of both nondenominational and Roman Catholic schools within the area. Our Sales Adviser on site will be able to provide you with contact details on request.
There are excellent local shopping centres at Main Street, Baillieston, and in Uddingston, with convenience stores, newsagents, pharmacists, a post-office and a wide choice of food and drink shops, including supermarkets. The major retail parks in the area include the new Glasgow Fort Shopping Park, a little over a mile to the north.
The Baillieston Health Centre, around 15 minutes’ walk from Keeper’s Gate, offers a comprehensive range of GP services, specialist clinics, health visitors, counselling and a dental surgery. There is a second doctors’ surgery in Bellshill Road, around two miles away.
From Glasgow City Centre
Leave the city centre by London Road (A74), joining the M74 at its start at Fullarton Road. Leave the M74 at junction 3, following signs for Tannochside, Uddingston and the A71. Take the first exit at the roundabout, and, at the next roundabout, take the first exit again to join Hamilton Road (A74). Take the first right turn into Baillieston Road and follow signs for Keeper’s Gate. The entrance to the development is on the right. From the M74 northbound
Leave the M74 at junction 4, following signs for Uddingston and the A721 (do not enter the approach for the M73). At the first roundabout, take the second exit to pass over the M74. Carry straight on through the second roundabout, and, at the third roundabout, take the first exit to join Hamilton Road (A74). Take the first right turn into Baillieston Road and follow signs for Keeper’s Gate. The entrance to the development is on the right.
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