People of Cumbernauld: 7 famous faces who were born and brought up in Cumbernauld

These are some of the famous faces who were raised in Cumbernauld

Cumbernauld is one of the best known towns just outside of Glasgow with it having produced many famous faces.

Although the history of Cumbernauld dates back to Roman times, the town as we know it today was shaped during the fifties when the site was designated as a ‘new town’ in December 1955. After years of construction and building of houses, Cumbernauld is now the largest town in North Lanarkshire with a population of over 50,000 residents.

If you would like to know more about the towns history and heritage, click here to view old photographs of Cumbernauld.

From athletes to musicians, here are some of the famous faces who hail from Cumbernauld.

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