Carluke

town in South Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK

The town of Carluke is in the centre of the Scottish countryside in South Lanarkshire, Scotland, 5.4 miles North-West of Lanark and 5 miles South-East of Wishaw. Many people in Carluke are commuters, with a variety of small stores and supermarkets available at the centre of the town.

Carluke
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Carluke Public Park, next to the Town Centre.
Population15,133 [1]
OS grid referenceNS848504
• London329.39 miles [2]
Council area
Lieutenancy area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCARLUKE
Postcode districtML8
Dialling code01555
PoliceScottish
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
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Notable FiguresEdit

Three people who were born in the town have received the Victoria Cross. The inventor of Slush Puppies previously stayed on a street in Carluke. The famous ex-Motherwell striker Dougie Arnott lives in Carluke.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Comparative Population Profile: Carluke Locality". Scotland's Census Results Online. 29 April 2001. Archived from the original on 13 February 2012. Retrieved 1 September 2008.
  2. "What is the distance between Carluke, Scotland and London in miles?". True Knowledge. Retrieved 13 December 2011.