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Linlithgow is the fourth largest town in West Lothian with a population of 13,450. It is located 7 miles north of Livingston, 20 miles west of Edinburgh, and 30 miles east of Glasgow. Widely recognised as the most desirable settlement in West Lothian the town benefits from excellent transport connections with Linlithgow train station providing up to 4 direct trains per hour to Edinburgh (21 minute journey time) and 2 direct trains per hour to Glasgow (30 minute journey time).

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The M9, which forms the northern boundary of the town, provides immediate access to the motorway network serving Scotland. In addition to benefiting from excellent retail facilities including three supermarkets and a retail park the area is very well provided for in terms of leisure and sporting amenities including Linlithgow Golf Club, Linlithgow Sports Club and the Xcite leisure centre is located opposite the site. Linlithgow is one of Scotland's important tourist locations with the main historic attractions being Linlithgow Palace and historic High Street.

The site falls within the catchment areas of St Joseph's Primary & St Kentigern's Academy and Linlithgow Primary & the renowned Linlithgow Academy.

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Kettlestoun Mains

The development site which comprises two ownerships extends to a gross area of approx. 35.1 acres and after excluding the steeper embankment and mature planting areas has a development platform as shown by the red line of approx. 31.7 acres/12.8 hectares. In addition the land shown within the blue line is available to be incorporated as recreational areas, parts of the site have had the upper soils removed as it was a former sand and gravel quarry while the remainder of the site is currently being used as a metal recycling facility.

The intention is to identify a preferred developer to acquire the entire site subject to detailed planning and other technical consents. The site, which is located within an Area of Great Landscape Value and within the boundary of the site of the Battle of Linlithgow Bridge, has been identified within the adopted West Lothian LDP as a housing site capable of supporting a development extending to 210 units.

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Identified within the adopted West Lothian LDP as a housing site capable of supporting a development extending to 210 units across a 14.2 Ha site.

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Technical information

The following information is available by contacting the joint selling agents:

  • Site Plan
  • Indicative Masterplan
  • Transport Assessment
  • Services Information
  • Ecology
  • Planning
  • Archaeology
  • Flood Risk
  • Site Investigation
  • Topographical Survey
  • Photography


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Viewing and further information

Although the site can be viewed from the adjacent highway detailed inspections are to be arranged by prior appointment with the agents.

Requests for further information should be made to:

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7 Exchange Crescent
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David Fraser
0131 225 6612

Greg Limb
0131 473 3221

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Raymond Dunn
07972 602211

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Ryden & RJ Dunn for themselves and for vendors of this property whose agents they are give notice: (1) the particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intended purchasers or lessees, and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract; (2) all descriptions, dimensions, reference to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given without responsibility and any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them; (3) no person in the employment of Ryden or RJ Dunn has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property September 2019

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