The people behind the project
Winchburgh Developments Limited:
Winchburgh Developments Limited was incorporated in 2011 to manage the delivery of the Winchburgh masterplan. Winchburgh Developments Limited will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of the masterplan going forward. In January 2019, it was announced that West Coast Capital and CALA Homes would form a joint venture company through which they have taken equal ownership of Winchburgh Developments Limited.
West Coast Capital:
West Coast Capital is the equity investment vehicle of the Hunter family private office, investing in businesses in retail, predominantly ecommerce, property and data analytics. The profits from West Coast Capital investments are destined ultimately to be invested for the common good via the Hunter family philanthropy, The Hunter Foundation. For further information visit www.westcoastcapital.co.uk.
Originally founded in 1875 as a land management company, CALA has been building new homes for over thirty years. CALA continues to apply the same guiding principles of exceptional design, high-quality build and five-star customer service, in a wide range of sought-after locations in Scotland and southern England. Visit www.cala.co.uk for more information.
West Lothian Council:
West Lothian Council are to make their largest ever single capital investment in Winchburgh, with the delivery of the new schools’ programme. The council are borrowing money to forward fund the new schools, which will be paid back through developer contributions, and underwritten by guarantees from The Scottish Government and Winchburgh Developments Limited. Visit www.westlothian.gov.uk for more information.
The Scottish Government’s Building Scotland Fund will provide a £26.8m loan to Winchburgh Developments Limited to assist the development as part of a support package agreed under the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal. Visit www.gov.scot for more information.