West Lothian



Six new primary schools planned for West Lothian

West Lothian Council has continued its £144 million investment programme in its learning estate with proposals for up to six brand new primary schools to be built in the area over the next seven years.

Published 31 March 2021

BAM to begin £5.8m redevelopment of West Lothian school

West Lothian Council has announced that a £5.8 million redevelopment of Pinewood School in Blackburn is set to get underway from next month.

Published 30 March 2021

West Lothian Council approves £16m secondary school investment plans

West Lothian Council will invest over £16 million on planned improvements within local schools over the next seven years.

Published 24 March 2021

Taylor Wimpey submits detailed plans for further new homes at Heartlands

Taylor Wimpey East Scotland has detailed plans to West Lothian Council for the provision of 191 new homes located off Longridge Road at Heartlands, near Whitburn.

Published 19 March 2021

Permission granted for new Kirknewton homes

West Lothian Council has approved plans for a new housing development in the village of Kirknewton

Published 16 March 2021

Work starts on new £7m school in Livingston

Construction has started on £7 million state-of-the-art replacement for Cedarbank School in Livingston.

Published 4 March 2021

£290m investment in West Lothian schools, partnership centres, roads and open spaces

West Lothian Council is set to invest £290 million between now and 2027/28 on assets to support the delivery of essential services.

Published 2 March 2021

£275m West Lothian low carbon development submitted for planning

Proposals for the delivery of a £275 million residential-led mixed-use development and relocation of existing farm space to new state-of-the-art facilities have now been submitted to West Lothian Council.

Published 1 March 2021

New M9 junction at Winchburgh gains planning consent

Plans for a new motorway junction on the M9 at Winchburgh has been given the green light by West Lothian Council.

Published 25 February 2021

200-home application approved for Livingston

West Lothian Council has awarded planning permission for a new development of more than 200 homes in Livingston.

Published 25 February 2021

Scotland’s first public Passivhaus nursery officially certified

A new £1.5 million early learning and childcare centre in West Lothian has become Scotland's first local authority educational facility to achieve official Passivhaus certification.

Published 24 February 2021

West Lothian Council to invest over £80m in new homes and maintenance

West Lothian Council will spend over £80 million over the next two years with significant resources invested in the creation of new homes and a strong focus on the maintenance of quality standards across the housing stock.

Published 17 February 2021

Cruden to begin public consultation into Livingston development

The public will be given a chance to have their say on proposals to deliver 65+ affording housing units in Livingston.

Published 27 January 2021

200 new homes planned as part of mixed-use development in Uphall

Plans have been submitted to build 200 new homes in Uphall, West Lothian, alongside retails units and a new park and ride facility at the local train station.

Published 21 January 2021

JR Group delivers first social housing project for Almond Housing Association

Building and construction firm The JR Group has completed works on its first project for Almond Housing Association, delivering a community of socially rented properties in Livingston.

Published 20 January 2021