is a large suburb on the eastern edge of Wishaw
, North Lanarkshire
. It is approximately 1.5 miles long, straddling both sides of the A722 on a hill overlooking Wishaw.
Cambusnethan is served by First
service 267 every 10 minutes from Glasgow
's Buchanan bus station
. It also has a separate hourly express bus services to Glasgow in the form of the First service X11. An infrequent local bus service to Livingston
, West Lothian
also serves the area.
Keen observers will also notice the remnants of a railway line running through the area. This has been disconnected for almost 80 years with most of the track and bridges now gone, though some elements of the line still exist behind the telephone exchange and the social club. The section between the Miner's Club and the Hot Water pond was used as a dump in the 70s/80s, and is thus mostly filled in now. People to this day still fly tip there despite the excellent new council refuse facility in Netherton
Cambusnethan has two Church of Scotland Presbyterian
churches: the North Parish Church, at the top of Kirk Brae, and the Old Parish Church, further down the hill. Cambusnethan Primary School is non-denominational and previously sat between the two churches on the other side of the road. Plans for a new, updated primary school have been confirmed, and in Summer 2006 construction work began at the top of Branchal Road, with the clearing of the local park and some of the woods... Read More