Approval for latest phase of Winchburgh masterplan

Typical Taylor Wimpey street scene

PLANNING consent has been secured by Taylor Wimpey East Scotland for the build of 190 new and affordable homes on land located near Beatlie Road in Winchburgh.

The Secton Rise development will form part of the wider Winchburgh masterplan which, when complete, will deliver at least 3,800 new homes, improved transport links, employment opportunities, and schools.

It also includes new outdoor spaces and local amenities such as a canal marina, the new Auldcathie District Park, as well as a motorway junction that provides access to the M9.

The latest development will offer 171 two, three and four-bedroom private homes, as well as 19 affordable homes in a mix of two and three-bedroom terraced homes together with the associated infrastructure such as roads, parking, and open space required for a development of this scale.

Pauline Mills, land and planning director for Taylor Wimpey East Scotland, commented, “We are delighted to confirm that an application for Approval of Matters Specified by Condition has been granted planning permission for our development of new homes on land off Beatlie Road in Winchburgh, and we are looking forward to continuing to play our part in the delivery of the Winchburgh masterplan.

“As well as an impressive range of new homes, our development will provide a range of economic benefits for the local Winchburgh and wider West Lothian area which includes supporting around 665 jobs during construction, as well as the attraction of new customers to local businesses from those who choose to live in one of the new homes this development aims to deliver.”

John Hamilton, chief executive of Winchburgh Developments Ltd, added, “It’s great to see Taylor Wimpey East Scotland secure planning consent for their latest development at Winchburgh. We’ve been working alongside their team almost continuously since the sale of the Seton Park site in 2013. They, and many of their customers, have been with us over the last ten years to see the masterplan taking shape with the emergence of some fantastic new amenities in the immediate area, with many more to follow.”