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Carluke
Carluke Public Park.jpg
Carluke Public Park, next to the Town Centre.
Carluke shown within South Lanarkshire
Population 15,133 
OS grid reference NS848504
• London 329.39 miles
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CARLUKE
Postcode district ML8
Dialling code 01555
Police Strathclyde
Fire Strathclyde
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
  • Lanark and Hamilton East
Scottish Parliament
  • Clydesdale
List of places
UK
Scotland
Coordinates: 55°44′01″N 3°50′03″W / 55.73369°N 3.83427°W / 55.73369; -03.83427

The town of Carluke is situated 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.

Notable Figures

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 currently lives in Carluke.

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