About: Forgewood

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Forgewood is a suburb in the north-west of the town of Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, Scotland. It consists mainly of housing and low-rise flats, with the majority of them now 'modernised'. Some of the older-looking flats have since been demolished. Even though Forgewood is a small residential area of Motherwell, it does contain various local services, such as a pharmacy, a post-office and a convenience store, as well as a community centre which was rebuilt in 2016. To the south-east of Forgewood is the secondary school Braidhurst High School that serves the area. Braidhurst has a school roll of around 600 pupils; comedian Tam Cowan is a former pupil.

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  • Forgewood is a suburb in the north-west of the town of Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, Scotland. It consists mainly of housing and low-rise flats, with the majority of them now 'modernised'. Some of the older-looking flats have since been demolished. Even though Forgewood is a small residential area of Motherwell, it does contain various local services, such as a pharmacy, a post-office and a convenience store, as well as a community centre which was rebuilt in 2016. To the south-east of Forgewood is the secondary school Braidhurst High School that serves the area. Braidhurst has a school roll of around 600 pupils; comedian Tam Cowan is a former pupil. The West Coast Main Line by-passes near the suburb, but customer service trains stop one-mile south-east at Motherwell railway station. The A721, which links to Bellshill and Wishaw, passes by Forgewood, with bus services to and from Glasgow stopping there. The Greenlink Cycle Path by-passes along the bottom of Forgewood and is known locally as "Doon the back roads" or “the arches”. (en)
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  • Forgewood is a suburb in the north-west of the town of Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, Scotland. It consists mainly of housing and low-rise flats, with the majority of them now 'modernised'. Some of the older-looking flats have since been demolished. Even though Forgewood is a small residential area of Motherwell, it does contain various local services, such as a pharmacy, a post-office and a convenience store, as well as a community centre which was rebuilt in 2016. To the south-east of Forgewood is the secondary school Braidhurst High School that serves the area. Braidhurst has a school roll of around 600 pupils; comedian Tam Cowan is a former pupil. (en)
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