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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Work to resume in Winchburgh

Following the First Minister’s announcement on 11th June that construction can now recommence in Scotland, we are very pleased to confirm that our construction partners will now begin returning to our sites in Winchburgh as of Monday 15th June with full adherence to the increased COVID-19 health and safety and hygiene standards.

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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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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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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.



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



Following the publication of the draft road orders and Environmental Impact Assessment Report for the planned M9 Winchburgh Junction...



The Winchburgh Wombles, formed by a group of local volunteers, will meet every week to pick litter across seven separate routes throughout the village.



Following the First Minister’s announcement on 11th June that construction can now recommence in Scotland...



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.



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



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.



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.



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.