Savills | Land at Sibbalds Brae, Bathgate | Property for sale
33.90 Ac(13.72 Ha)
Price on application

Land at Sibbalds BraeBathgate

  • Sold

Key features

  • Planning Permission in Principle (PPP) granted, subject to Conditions
  • PPP allows for up to 190 homes, including 15% affordable housing,
  • Attractive semi-rural setting including mature woodland boundaries and open countryside outlooks.
  • Dataroom with site / planning information and Process Letter available

Housing development opportunity in a convenient commuter location.

About this property

  • The greenfield land for sale is located to the west of Bathgate and extends to an approximate area of 33.9 acres (13.7 ha). The development opportunity has a well-positioned edge of town location benefitting from mature woodland and open countryside views to the west and south. The site is mainly open ground with some tree coverage to the north and west. The ‘developable area’ is located to the east of the site and extends to an approximate area of 14.8 acres (5.97 ha). To the north of the site is Sibbalds Brae road (B708) over which are residential properties / farmland and then Windyknowe Primary School. To the north-west of the site is woodland and Sandilands Gardens, along which are ten large detached homes. To the west of the site is open ground containing a number of mature trees. To the south of the site is woodland / agricultural land / open ground and a farm / small housing development along Whiteside Farm Lane. To the east of the site are residential properties within the Falside area, with Robertson Avenue local park and Little Boghead Nature Park to the south-east.

Local information

  • The site is located to the west of Bathgate, a town in West Lothian with a population of around 20,000 residents.
  • The settlement is conveniently located approx. 15km west of Livingston, 55km west of Edinburgh and 75km east of Glasgow.
  • The M8 is accessible to the south of Bathgate at Junctions 3a and 4 and allows direct motorway access to Edinburgh and Glasgow.
  • Bathgate railway station is located to the south of the town centre and is served by trains providing regular direct links to Edinburgh Waverley and Glasgow Queen Street
  • Bus services run along Sibbalds Brae immediately north of the site. Edinburgh Airport is around 35km east of the town.