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Shop Front Improvement Grants

Shop front improvement grants are available for various businesses across the whole of West Lothian and can help cover the costs of external improvements such as painting or new signage.

Information about the grant

The scheme has been designed to help businesses update and enhance the exterior of their premises. It is hoped that if enough businesses take part, there will be a positive visual impact on the area. This is a grant-based scheme with individual grants of up to £750 available. Funding will be allocated on a first come first served basis subject to individual applications meeting the guidelines below, which apply to this award of grant

Contact information

  • For more information on Armadale, Bathgate and Whitburn contact Nairn Pearson on 07917 263587..
  • For more information on Linlithgow contact Stewart Ness on  01506 283240.
  • For more information on Broxburn & Uphall contact Gordon Allan of BUTA on 01506 857570.
  • For more information on villages in West Lothian contact Gemma Telfer on 01506 283400 or email

There is also a Shop Shutters Improvement Scheme for Broxburn and Uphall. The design guidance in the link below also provides advice on shutters and there is a link to the application form which can be downloaded.

Further guidance and application forms: