Local Government Election 2022 Results

The count for the election will take place at West Lothian College on Friday 6 May 2022. The results will be made available using the link above.

New Road, Footpath and Cyclepath Developments

The following details the proposed New Road, Footpath and Cyclepath Improvements works within West Lothian.

Places for Everyone Projects

The aim of Places for Everyone is to create safe, attractive, healthier places by increasing the number of trips made by walking, cycling and wheeling for everyday journeys.

The council has been successful in its bid for 50% funding from Sustrans (Scotland), as part of the Places for Everyone funding programme, to construct a cyclepath between Armadale and Whitburn.

Have your say

Any future surveys will be detailed here

Livingston Signage Strategy Alderstone Road Route

Dougall Baillie Associates (DBA) were commissioned by West Lothian Council to produce supporting information to accompany a new signage strategy for the cycling and walking routes within Livingston - Icon for pdf Livingston Signage Strategy Alderstone Road Route [42.28MB]

Projects under construction:

  • A706 - Carriageway Resurfacing : Longridge Road, Whitburn (Dixon Terrace to Croftmalloch Road)
  • C5 - Drainage Works and Carriageway Patching : A904 Past Pardovan
  • U26 - Drainage Works : South of Broxburn (Between A89 Newhouses, Kilpunt, Birdsmill)

Projects programmed to commence

Work on the following projects has been programmed to commence. Temporary road closures may be required during the works to ensure the safety of the workforce and the public. Details of Road Closures and Diversions will be provided on the council's website prior to works commencing.

  • A71 - West End, Main Street, East End, West Calder
  • B7015 - Between East Calder and A71
  • B708 - Lower Bathville, Armadale

Projects being designed

Carriageway resurfacing works will be carried out later this year on the following list of roads. 

  • B7015 - Between East Calder and A71
  • B708 - Lower Bathville
  • B7008 Harburn Road, West Calder : A71 southwards village gateway
  • Station Road, Addiewell Phase2, Carriageway Resurfacing and Drainage Works
  • Linlithgow High Street
  • Thymebank, Ladywell
  • Edinburgh Road, Bathgate - Train Station to Guildiehaugh : cycleway design and carriageway resurfacing
  • Various AIP scheme
  • Various accessibility schemes   

Projects Completed

Carriageway Surface Dressing of the following roads:

  • B7015 - Fauldhouse to A706 Junction
  • B792 - Addiewell to Tenants March, West Calder
  • B792 - Ballencrief Toll to Torphichen,
  • C9 - Glenmavis to Cathlaw
  • C10 - Bridgehouse to Armadale
  • C18 - Cathlaw to Longmuir
  • C19 - Ochiltree

Carriageway/Footway Resurfacing/Other Works

  • Station Road, Addiewell, Phase 1 : Carriageway Resurfacing
  • Mayfield Drive, Armadale, Carriageway and Footway Resurfacing
  • B8084 Armadale to Whitburn - Cyclepath construction
  • Linlithgow Partnership Centre - Footway surfacing works.
  • Craigshill Road, Craigshill, Livingston. Carriageway Resurfacing
  • Almond Road, Livingston -  Howden East Road to Tay Walk, Craigshill.  Carriageway Resurfacing
  • Polbeth Community Centre : Car Park resurfacing
  • Blaeberryhill Road, Whitburn : carriageway resurfacing
  • Bathgate West Nursery School, Millburn Road - Footpath surfacing.
  • Blackburn Partnership Centre - Puffin Crossing installation
  • Improved Access to Park - Redmill, East Whitburn
  • Newyearfield Farm, Eliburn - Drop-off Areas
  • Carmondean Ability Centre, Dean. New Drop-off area and exit
  • Capstan Walk Linlithgow, Footway Works
  • Ross's Walk, Uphall, Footpath Resurfacing
  • Garden Place, Eliburn, New Footway construction
  • A779 Starlaw Road, Livingston : New Footway Installation
  • B7002 Birniehill Bathgate : New Footway Installation

Footway Works

Footway resurfacing work has been identified in the following areas for construction later this year.

  • Alderstone Path, Livingston (section
  • Harrysmuir North/South/Terrace, Pumpherston
  • Path to South of Harrysmuir PS
  • Crofthead Centre, Livingston - repairs to paths & steps  

Other Projects

Detailed design work has commenced on the following projects for construction later this year.

  • Woodcockdale Canalside Car Park
  • C5 Philpstoun to B9080

Contact information

If you would like any further information to discuss any of these proposals, contact brian.mcdowell@westlothian.gov.uk by email or telephone 01506 284534.


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