Bizarre tower in Cumbernauld woodland baffles residents

The mystery structure in the Blackwood area
The mystery structure in the Blackwood area

THE sudden appearance of a massive domed tower in woodland near Blackwood in Cumbernauld has caused some confusion among residents

The 44-metre (144-foot) tall structure was rapidly constructed within the last few weeks, prompting readers to contact the News and Chronicle to ask what it was.

It turns out that the plans for the structure were passed by planners earlier this year, with no local objections.

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