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62 Norwood Avenue, Whitburn, EH47 8HG

78 Sq Mt / Retail

For Sale - £24,000.00

Under Offer - Last updated: 15 September 2020

A retail refurbishment opportunity in Whitburn.

Whitburn has a population of approximately 10500. It is located 8 miles from the sub-regional hub livingston and has easy access to the M8 Motorway that connects Edinburgh and Glasgow. The town has a traditional highstreet and strong community feel.

The subjects are situated on Norwood Avenue, Whitburn in a residential area. The development is mixed use consisting of three retail units on the ground floor and private residential ownership above.

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

To the rear there are two further storage areas and a toilet. The property is fully secured with roller shutters to the front of the building.

Total Gross Internal floor area:



Extensive refurbishment works are needed at the property.

The property currently has class 10 planning permission. This includes use such as nurseries, public libraries, religious social groups and museums. Any use without this class will need to apply for planning permission. Prospective purchasers are advised to consult with Development Management on 01506 280000 regarding this.

***Please note that conditions within the title deeds would restrict the sale of some goods from this property. The council does not deem a Class 3 use appropriate for this property.  

Viewing is by appointment only.




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.

Entry - Vacant possession will be given on conclusion of missives


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 62 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 Quote Price(s)

DescriptionSale typeGuide pricePrice type
Offers Over For Sale Freehold £24,000.00 NA

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Janet Rutherford

West Lothian Council

01506 260067

Stephen Letch

West Lothian Council

01506 260058

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