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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08.04.22

Raymond Archer has lived in Winchburgh for the best part of 80 years. In celebration of the community’s rich heritage, he shares his story, which has been shaped by the land, people and industry of the area.

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06.04.22

Winchburgh Developments Awards Contract for New M9 Junction

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04.04.22

Taylor Wimpey East Scotland has donated £1,000 to the Winchburgh Community Growing Group. 

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30.03.22

West Lothian Council has considered a report on 29 March recommending that it supports in principle a bid for funds from the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal to co-invest in a new railway station to serve the growing community of Winchburgh and its surrounds.

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19.03.22

The latest designs for Daisy Park – home of the famous Winchburgh Brickworks - have now been revealed for feedback, taking account of views from members of the local community and public bodies.

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08.03.22

An artist who has worked for clients as diverse as Manchester United and Glenfiddich is leading a new public art project in West Lothian.

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17.02.22

Winchburgh Developments this week welcomed local school children to plant a further 700 trees in the 85-Acre Auldcathie District Park in Winchburgh.

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14.01.22

If you love nurturing children and are looking for a new opportunity in 2022 then Tiptoes Nursery could be perfect for you.

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11.01.22

The delivery of a public art project for Winchburgh in West Lothian took a step closer after planning approval was given to transform a Robertson Homes sales cabin into a venue for an artist’s workspace.

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15.12.21

Over 150 families braved the cold to plant trees in an area of community woodland to celebrate Winchburgh’s residents, old and new.

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