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Traffic disruptions due to parades

Roads can be occupied to accommodate a range of parades in West Lothian.

Please Note: The notifications given below are not road closures. Traffic will be held by Police for a brief period during the notification period to allow the parade to pass. 

November

Uphall Station Torchlight Procession - Friday 24 November

Marrfield Terrace, Marrfield Road and Clydevale View, Uphall Station will be occupied for the Torchlight Procession.

  • The parade will take place between 6.15pm and 6.45pm on Friday 24 November

Please note that no diversion routes are required as the Police will hold the traffic to allow parade to pass.

Torphichen St Andrew's Parade - Saturday 25 November

Bowyett, Greenside, Northgate, The Loan, The Square, High Brae, St John's Place, Manse Road and Low Brae will be occupied for a St Andrew's Parade.

  • The parade will take place between 3pm and 5pm on Saturday 25 November

Please note that no diversion routes are required as the Police will hold the traffic to allow parade to pass.

East Calder Torchlight Procession - Sunday 26 November

Main Street from the Health Centre to Langton Road and Langton Road from Main Street to the Sports Centre will be occupied for the Torchlight Procession. 

  • The parade will take place between 6pm and 6.30pm on Sunday 26 November

Please note that no diversion routes are required as the Police will hold the traffic to allow parade to pass.

December

Mid Calder Torchlight Procession - Saturday 2 December

Main Street, Market Street, and Avenue Park, Mid Calder will be occupied for the torchlight procession.

  • The parade will take place between 6.30pm and 7.30pm on Saturday 2 December

Please note that no diversion routes are required as the Police will hold the traffic to allow parade to pass.

Whitburn Santa Parade - Saturday 2 December

Manse Road, A706 Longridge Road and Armadale Road will be occupied for the Santa Parade.

  • The parade will take place between 4pm and 5pm on Saturday 2 December

Please note that no diversion routes are required as the Police will hold the traffic to allow parade to pass.

Bathgate Santa Parade - Saturday 2 December

2 Santa Parades will take place in Bathgate with the following roads occupied:

Parade 1 (Commencing 1pm) - Torphichen Street, Drumcross Road, Hopetoun Street, North Bridge Street, South Bridge Street, George Place, Steelyard

Parade 2 (Commencing 4pm) - South Bridge Street, North Bridge Street, Mansefield Street, Waverley Street, Livery Street, George Street and Steelyard

Please note that no diversion routes are required as the Police will hold the traffic to allow parade to pass.

Pumpherston Torchlight Procession - Sunday 3 December

Drumshoreland Road, Uphall Station Road, South Village, Letham Place, Letham Gardens, Letham Road and Harrysmuir Road will be occupied for a Torchlight Procession.

  • The parade will take place between 7pm and 8pm on Sunday 3 December

Please note that no diversion routes are required as the Police will hold the traffic to allow parade to pass.

Kirknewton Children's Christmas Parade - Sunday 3 December

Meadowbank Road, Main Street and Park Terrace, Kirknewton will be occupied for the Children's Christmas Parade.

  • The parade will take place between 5pm and 6pm on Sunday 3 December

Please note that no diversion routes are required as the Police will hold the traffic to allow parade to pass.

Awareness of violence against women and girls parade, Livingston - Friday 8 December

Howden Park Access Road, Howden Road East, Howden South Road and Hochsauerland Brae will be occupied for a parade.

  • The parade will take place between 10.30am and 11.15am on Friday 8 December

Please note that no diversion routes are required as the Police will hold the traffic to allow parade to pass.

Armadale Cultural Parade - Saturday 9 December

West Main Street Armadale, East Main Street Armadale and Murray Court Armadale will be occupied for the Annual Return Parade. 

  • The parade will take place between 2.15pm and 3.15pm on Saturday 9 December

Please note that no diversion routes are required as the Police will hold the traffic to allow parade to pass.

Stoneyburn and Bents Santa Parade - 10 December

Main Street, Sunnyside, Wilson Terrace, Cannop Crescent and Garden City will be occupied for the Santa Parade.

  • The parade will take place between 4pm and 5.30pm on Sunday 10 December

Please note that no diversion routes are required as the Police will hold the traffic to allow parade to pass.

Loganlea Santa Parade - Sunday 17 December

Loganlea Road and Moorelands Gardens will be occupied for the Santa Parade.

  • The parade will take place between 5pm and 6pm on Sunday 17 December

Please note that no diversion routes are required as the Police will hold the traffic to allow parade to pass.

Blackburn Santa Parade - Thursday 21 December

Ash Grove, Bathgate Road, Riddochhill Road, Ladeside Road, Hopefield Road, Whitehill Road, Yule Terrace, Mosside Road, Mosside Drive, Beechwood Road, Rowan Street, Rowan Drive, Elm Grove and Elm Court will be occupied for the Santa Parade.

  • The parade will take place between 6.30pm and 8.30pm on Thursday 21 December

Please note that no diversion routes are required as the Police will hold the traffic to allow parade to pass.

Kirknewton Torchlight Procession - Sunday 24 December

Meadowbank Road, Kaimes Crescent, Forth View, Main Street, Park Terrace and Station Road will be occupied for a Torchlight Procession

  • The parade will take place between 9.45pm and 10.45pm on Sunday 24 December

Please note that no diversion routes are required as the Police will hold the traffic to allow parade to pass.