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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New homes

The 3,800 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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13.08.21

Winchburgh residents, who saved and nurtured saplings during the pandemic, have now planted their trees creating an area of community woodland as part of the new 85 acre Auldcathie Park.

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24.05.21

Winchburgh Developments Ltd was joined by Scottish Canals, engineering firms I&H Brown and SWECO, and members of the Winchburgh community this Friday (21 May) to mark the completion of the Winchburgh marina basin and watch as it was filled with water for the first time.

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30.03.21

LANDSCAPE WORKS BEGINS ON SCOTLAND’S LARGEST NEW DISTRICT PARK IN WINCHBURGH AHEAD OF SUMMER OPENING

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25.02.21

Winchburgh Developments Ltd has released a series of stunning artist’s impressions bringing to life the plans for the new town centre in Winchburgh.

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22.01.21

The second phase of housebuilding at Winchburgh is now fully underway as Winchburgh Developments Ltd welcome CALA, Barratt Homes and J Smart & Co to its’ new joint marketing suite.

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17.12.20

The Winchburgh Wombles, a local volunteer group committed to keeping the village of Winchburgh clean and tidy, has celebrated the end of a successful first year with the last litter pick of 2020 completed.

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27.11.20

Engineering firm I & H Brown has pledged to donate all profits from the hire of one of its site excavators...

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02.10.20

For those of you living in Winchburgh, or those just passing through, it’s clear to see just how much work is currently underway, with significant progress being made on Auldcathie Park, the new schools’ campus, work starting on the new marina, and several homebuilders now on site.

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11.09.20

Work has begun on a new canal marina in Winchburgh after Winchburgh Developments Ltd awarded the contract for the marina to Scottish engineering firm I&H Brown.

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04.09.20

Winchburgh Developments Limited (WDL) has sold a prime waterfront site to J. Smart & Co. (Contractors) PLC (Smart).

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