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60A Norwood Avenue, Whitburn, EH47 8HF

not specified / Retail

For Sale - £20,000.00

Under Offer - Last updated: 19 October 2021


The subjects are located in a residential area in the town of Whitburn,

Whitburn has a population of approximately 10,500 people and it is situated close to the M8 Motorway providing good transport links to Edinburgh and Glasgow. It is approximately 8 Miles from the sub-regional hub, Livingston.

The town has a traditional high street and good local business support.

The Subjects


The subjects are located in a housing estate alongside another retail business. It comprises a single storey retail unit. There are residential properties above.

On entering the property, there is a large sales area with plate glass windows forming the frontage.


To the rear there is a further storage area. The property is fully secured with roller shutters to the front of the building.


Total Gross Internal floor area:




Due to damage to the flat roof, the property requires extensive refurbishment as it has suffered from water penetration and damp. A contribution to the common repair of the roof would also be expected. The property would also benefit from full redecoration.  


There is restriction in terms of the type of trade allowed from this property. Any interested parties are advised to discuss this before registering interest.

 ** PLEASE NOTE: The council does not deem class 3 use appropriate for this property in accordance with planning policy.


Vacant possession will be given on conclusion of



Please contact Property Management and
Development to arrange a viewing.


 Planning Permission
The property currently has Class 1 Retail Planning Consent.


Change of use consent will be required if the use is without this. All prospective purchasers are advised to contact Development Management if they require a change of use. They can be contacted on 01506 280000.


 Guide Price

Offers over £20,000 are invited.


Conditions of Sale 


  • The property is for sale only and the Council will not consider any offers to lease

·      The property will be sold as possessed by West Lothian Council and subject to all conditions and/or restrictions affecting it, whether or not contained in the Title Deeds. Any conveyance by the Council shall contain such reservations, burdens and conditions, as the Council’s solicitor may consider necessary for the protection of its interests.

·      Each party will bear their own legal costs


The Council reserves the right to charge VAT on the purchase price if applicable. 


Notes of Interest

· A closing date will be set once sufficient notes of interest have been
received.  Once a closing date is set, offers will be invited.

· All notes of interest must be sent to:

   Estates Manager, Property Management & Development

       West Lothian Council

        West Lothian Civic Centre

        Howden South Road


        EH54 6FF

                Or email to: Propertymanagement@westlothian.gov.uk


Submitting an Offer

· All offers must be in writing in an A4 Envelope clearly labelled “Offer for 60 Norwood Avenue, Whitburn”.   The offerer must write his/her name on the back of the envelope.  No offers submitted by email or fax will be accepted. All offers are to be sent to the address listed above.

· No offers will be accepted or taken into consideration after the closing date

· The Council does not bind itself to accept the highest or any other offer.

· Prospective purchasers must also submit with any offer, information sufficient to allow the Council to obtain a suitable financial reference. Where an offer is submitted by a company (which is not a limited or public limited company) or a partnership, directors or partners involved must be named.

· Offers must include detailed development proposals.


Any offers that do not comply with the above instructions will be declared void.

Since the purchase of property is a serious undertaking, you are strongly recommended to take appropriate legal advice.

The Council’s Executive will consider a report on the offers and no confirmation of outcome to offers will be sent until after the Executive meeting.


Property Management & Development                   Hannah Sturgess
    Tel. (01506) 283405


 Duty Planning Line                                               Tel: 01506 282456


Conditions under which these particulars are issued


All details in these particulars are given in good faith, but the Council give notice that:-


1. These particulars do not and shall not constitute, in whole or in part, an offer or a contract or part thereof.


2. All statements contained in these particulars are made without acceptance of any liability in negligence or otherwise by the Council.


3. None of the statements contained in these particulars is to be relied on as a statement or representation of fact or warranty on any matter whatsoever, and intending purchasers must satisfy themselves by whatever means as to the correctness of any statements made within these particulars.


4. The Vendors/Lessors do not make, give or imply, whether in these particulars or otherwise, any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to the property.


5. Particulars issued 14/10/2014

Property Quote Price(s)

DescriptionSale typeGuide pricePrice type
  For Sale Freehold £20,000.00 NA

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01506 260276

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West Lothian Council

01506 260067

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