Welcome to Winchburgh

The development at Winchburgh is one of the largest and most exciting placemaking projects currently underway in the UK, located 12 miles west of Edinburgh. When complete, the development will deliver at least 3,800 new homes, improved transport links, employment opportunities, state-of-the-art schools and stunning new outdoor spaces to this historic village.

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COVID – 19 Update

The staff and directors of WDL hope everyone in the Winchburgh Community is keeping safe and well and adhering to Government guidelines during this challenging time for all of us.

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New homes

The 3,450 plus homes that will be built as part of this masterplan will take a significant step forward in ensuring there are new houses available to meet the growing demand in West Lothian.

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The community

Winchburgh has a rich heritage and enjoys a strong sense of community which has led many volunteers to become involved in delivering community activities.

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Local amenities

Winchburgh Developments Limited is building upon an existing community that already offers great amenities for residents.

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The location

Winchburgh’s location is ideal for commuters, with Edinburgh Park and Livingston an 9-mile drive, Edinburgh city centre only 12 miles to the east and Falkirk 15 miles to the west.

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Masterplan and planning applications

The ongoing expansion of Winchburgh will be progressed through submission of development applications to West Lothian Council and others for delivery of new housing, commercial, leisure and education uses, open space and infrastructure. This page provides details of recent permissions and current applications sitting with the Council and others for decisions to be made.

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History

The first reference to the settlement at “Wincelburgh” appeared in 1169 when the land is confirmed to Philip de Setune (Seton) by William the Lion, King of Scots.

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23.04.20

The staff and directors of WDL hope everyone in the Winchburgh Community is keeping safe and well and adhering to Government guidelines during this challenging time for all of us.

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26.03.20

In the light of Government announcements this week regarding Covid 19 all of Winchburgh Developments Ltd on-site operations have ceased.

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27.02.20

Following the Greenspace Scotland ParkPower Conference, Winchburgh Developments Limited (WDL) has been announced as the first private sector developer to sign up to Greenspace Scotland’s ParkPower programme.

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26.02.20

Last week, pupils from Winchburgh Primary School, Holy Family Primary School, Linlithgow Academy and St Margaret’s Academy were given the once in a lifetime opportunity by Winchburgh Developments Ltd to listen to legendary broadcaster and natural historian, Sir David Attenborough at the Hunter Foundation Charity Dinner.

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20.12.19

Santa paid an early visit to Winchburgh Albion Youth FC today (Wednesday 18th December) to drop off an extra special early Christmas present for the club.

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16.12.19

Volunteers from Morrison Construction have spruced up Winchburgh Primary School’s courtyard garden ready for the new year.

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21.11.19

Plans to build a new canal marina in Winchburgh have been given the green light from Historic Environment Scotland, meaning that work will be able to commence in early 2020.

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20.09.19

A special event was held this week in Winchburgh to celebrate two art projects linked to the fascinating history of the community.

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19.09.19

Former Armadale Academy pupil, Aaron Charge, 17, from Bathgate secured a full-time job with a company working on the Winchburgh development and is being sponsored by the company through a four-year graduate apprenticeship at Heriot-Watt University.

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27.08.19

Winchburgh Developments Limited (WDL) has confirmed that a new contract has been agreed with Robertson Homes to sell land to the housebuilder for 53 new four, five and six-bed homes.

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