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 masterplan will bring at least 3,450 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 3,450 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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21.11.19

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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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31.07.19

Auldcathie Park will provide a large area of green space, over twice the size of Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens, to the west of the development for the whole community to use and enjoy.

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01.07.19

Winchburgh Developments Limited and Scottish Canals have agreed a contract for the new marina in Winchburgh and have released a brand-new CGI image revealing what the Winchburgh marina will look like.

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06.06.19

Winchburgh Developments Ltd has announced a new sponsorship deal with local football club, Winchburgh Albion Youth FC, worth £4,700 to the new club

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28.05.19

A brand-new public art installation has been unveiled in Winchburgh town centre. Named ‘It’s a Bing Thing’.

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17.05.19

A year ago when we were asking the community for ideas for the Auldcathie Park we met John West and Vivian Maeda

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15.05.19

Winchburgh Developments Limited (WDL) has confirmed that a new contract has been agreed with Bellway Homes to sell land to the housebuilder for 93 new 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes.

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