Summerlee Heritage Centre

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Summerlee Heritage Centre


The former Summerlee Iron Works site was redeveloped as an industrial museum in 1987. It is now the Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life .

The site includes:
- superb museum
- portion of the lower foundations of the works has been uncovered
- National Coal Board Scottish North Area 0-6-0T No 9 (ex of Bedlay Colliery
- 'Blue Train' unit 311103
- Beyer-Garratt 4112 ex of South African Railways (built by North British Locomotives)
- short length of working tramway
- Lanarkshire Tramways Company No. 53
- miner's row (not originally here)

Coatbridge Central station is a short distance to the south. Coatbridge Sunnyside involves a longer walk.