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:

Boghall Drive, Boghall

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.

  • B8084 Armadale to Whitburn - Cyclepath.  Works now on site and are programmed to complete in January 2021

  • Linlithgow Partnership Centre - Footway surfacing. Works are at Design stage but hope to appoint a contractor in the coming weeks and to complete by the end of the year

  • Craigshill Road, Craigshill, Livingston. Carriageway Works due to commence on 21 September 2020

  • Almond Road, Livingston -  Howden East Road to Tay Walk, Craigshill. Carriageway Works due to commence on 23 November 2020.


Projects being designed

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

  • Details to be noted here

Projects completed

  • A803 - Springfield to Boundary - Carriageway resurfacing. Completed end of March 2020

  • B8020 Beatlie Road - Carriageway resurfacing and drainage works. Completed end of March 2020

  • Peel Path, Eliburn - Peel Park to Gowan Bank - Footway resurfacing and drainage works. Completed

  • B8046 - B9080 to A904 - Carriageway reconstruction. Works Complete


Footway Works

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

  • A706 - Bonnytounside, Linlithgow
  • Balmuir Road, Bathgate
  • Elmwood Park to Netherwood Park
  • Gideon Street, Bathgate
  • Harrysmuir North/South/Terrace
  • 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.

  • Bathgate West Nursery School, Millburn Road - Footpath surfacing. This has now been designed and we are awaiting a start date when we can return to work

  • Blackburn Partnership Centre - Puffin Crossing. Still undergoing design process

  • Improved Access to Park - Redmill, East Whitburn. This has now been designed and we are awaiting a start date when we can return to work

  • Newyearfield Farm, Eliburn - Drop-off Areas. This has now been designed and we are awaiting a start date when we can return to work

  • Connolly School Campus, Blackburn. Resurfacing of car park


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.