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Redevelopment Opportunity / School Building, Former Cedarbank School, 1B Cedarbank , Livingston, EH54 6DR

1,308 Sq Mt / Other / Non residential Institution

For Sale - £300,000.00

Under Offer - Last updated: 23 November 2023

The property is a former school.


The subjects are located in Livingston which is West Lothian’s largest town. Livingston lies approximately 16 miles west of Edinburgh and 32 miles east of Glasgow being readily accessible via the M8 motorway. The town is also served by two train stations running regular services to Scotland’s main cities whilst Livingston also benefits from frequent bus services.
Livingston itself has benefitted from its strategic position within central Scotland to attract business and residential development to the town. Livingston contains the popular Designer outlet Shopping Centre as well as containing offices for international firms such as Sky and Mitsubishi.
The property is located within the Ladywell area and is located within a predominantly residential setting with a pharmacy and neighbourhood shops located nearby.


Ground Floor : 1179.0 sq m GIA / 1140.5 sq m NIA
First Floor : 129.1 sq m GIA / 122.8 sq m NIA


Purchase Price : Offers over £300,000 are invited to purchase the subjects as a freehold.
Rateable Value : The rateable value is £50,900.
This assessment is based on a school building. Further information on the assessment of rateable value for an alternative use can be sought from the Regional Assessor, 17A South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, EH12 9FL
Planning : The property is not allocated for any specific use within the West Lothian Local Development Plan 2018. Prospective purchasers are therefore requested to engage with the Planning Department to discuss the suitability of their proposals.
The property could be occupied in its current form or a redevelopment scheme could be promoted at the site taking cognisance of local planning policies.
Entry: Vacant possession will be provided upon conclusion of missives or the conclusion of purchase conveyancing.
Energy Performance: The building has an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of F+.
Submitting an Offer
Once a closing date has been set the following procedure will apply ;
  • All offers must submitted in an A4 envelope clearly labelled “OFFER OF PURCHASE FOR FORMER CEDARBANK SCHOOL, 1B CEDARBANK, LIVINGSTON”. The offeror must write his / her name and address on the back of the envelope.
  • Any offers received after 12 Noon on the closing date will be returned unopened and will not be taken into consideration by the council.
  • All offers must be sent to : The Corporate Estate Manager, Property Services, West Lothian Council, West Lothian Civic Centre, Howden South Road, Livingston, EH54 6FF.
  • Offers received by fax or email will not be accepted.
  • The council does not bind itself to accept the highest or any other offer. However, West Lothian Council has a legal obligation to obtain the best price legally obtainable.
  • Prospective purchasers must also submit with any offer, information sufficient to allow the council to obtain a suitable financial reference. Were an offer is submitted by a company, then details of the directors or partners involved should be named.
  • Offers that are conditional upon planning permission or other consents must include the following information :
  1. A layout of the proposed development on the subjects.
  2. Details of the proposed development.
  3. A development timetable.
  4. Details of any conditions on which the offer is based.
  5. Details of any permissions / consents required.
  6. Details of the purchase price being offered.


Property Quote Price(s)

DescriptionSale typeGuide pricePrice type
Offers Over For Sale Freehold £300,000.00 NA

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