Spotlight on Chryston


Chryston in North Lanarkshire is a delightful village set on the outskirts of Glasgow, next to the sister village of Moodiesburn.

A close-knit community with its own identity, Chryston centre offers a collection of local independent shops, including one of the most popular butchers in the area. 

Surrounded by several parks and close to the well known Drumpellier Park, Chryston has a distinct country feel to it, yet only 7 miles from the majestic city of Glasgow.

With three golf clubs close by, it’s the perfect location for the keen golfer in the family. However, if golf is not your game, there is also the Iain Nicolson sports complex.

For the more adventurous, you can partake in some horse riding at the Crowwood Riding School, and there’s pony riding for the younger family members.


Education is important; that’s why Chryston covers everything from the Nursery Centre to Primary school to Chryston High School all on your doorstep.


Chrystons’ own ‘Poet Laureate’ Walter Watson, who died in 1854, was famed for his poems, of which some were set to music.
Son of a weaver, he married a farmers daughter and had nine children.

A large granite pillar can be found in Chryston Parish churchyard marking his birthplace.

In 1831 Scotlands first steam locomotive was placed on the rails at Chryston Station, then in 1919, the Rankin Brothers set up a horse-drawn bus that took commuters away from the railway.

Over the years, many other industries and businesses have set up sites in and around Chryston.


Today, Chryston has grown into a thriving community with many local amenities, restaurants and essential services. This is why we decided to bring Allanwater Homes to the area with a selection of three, four and five-bedroom homes, all finished to a high-quality standard with stylish grey and white exteriors, energy-efficient solar panels and fibre broadband available.

Call and speak to Joanne, our on-site sales adviser and make an appointment to visit the development.