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Greengairs, North Lanarkshire

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Greengairs, North Lanarkshire

Greengairs is village in North Lanarkshire, Scotland. Lying 3 miles southeast of Cumbernauld and 3 miles north east of Airdrie, the village consists mainly of local authority housing. Its nineteenth century origins are in coal mining and quarrying. Greengairs power station opened in 1996, and is powered by methane produced by biodegrading materials from a large landfill site developed since 1990 in former open cast workings situated to the south of the village.
Administrative CountyNorth Lanarkshire
Traditional CountyLanarkshire
OS GridNS7870
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

Greengairs, North Lanarkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Greengairs, mining vil., New Monkland par., N. Lanarkshire, 4 miles NE. of Ardrie.

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