Bonnyton, East Ayrshire

Bonnyton is a residential housing area in the west of Kilmarnock, Scotland, with a mix of residential and commercial properties within the area.

Bonnyton
Bonnyton is located in East Ayrshire
Bonnyton
Bonnyton
Location within East Ayrshire
OS grid referenceNS4138
Council area
Shire county
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townKilmarnock
Postcode districtKA1
Dialling code01563
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55°37′N 4°31′W / 55.61°N 04.52°W / 55.61; -04.52Coordinates: 55°37′N 4°31′W / 55.61°N 04.52°W / 55.61; -04.52

Barclay HouseEdit

Barclay house is a conversion of the former Caledonia Works, which is a category B listed building of the former Andrew Barclay & Son Railway Engineers; and is now home to 62 apartments in a contemporary style. The development is central to Kilmarnock Town Centre and the Bus and Railway Stations.

Grange CampusEdit

Bonnyton is now home to 3 newly built schools, Grange Academy, Annanhill Primary and Park School which have been joined together to form Grange Campus. The 3 schools were built for a cost of around £30.000.000 by Barr Construction Ltd. The schools feature a swimming pool, 2 sport halls and a games hall which can also be split into another 4 sport halls. The school is owned and run by MITIE Group property management which leases the three schools to East Ayrshire council as part of a 30-year deal.

Andrew Barclay Railway Heritage CentreEdit

First Minister Alex Salmond visited Kilmarnock to officially open the Andrew Barclay Railway Heritage Centre. Opened in January 2008 The Heritage Centre is home to Drake 2086, a locomotive originally built by Andrew Barclay Sons & Co. in 1940.

SportsEdit

Bonnyton Thistle F.C. became members of the South of Scotland Football League in 2017.

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