West

Lothian

Development

Trust

Supporting the development of projects in communities across West Lothian.


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Purpose of the Fund

  • Relieve poverty, advance education or social purposes beneficial to an eligible community
  • Promote and encourage environmental improvement or enhancement
  • Secure investment, create employment, implement training, promote or secure sustainable development
  • Provide or assist in the provision of renewable energy


The Trust administers five grant funds from the following Windfarms:


  • Black Law
  • Pateshill
  • Tormywheel
  • Pearie Law
  • Harburnhead
  • Cowdenhead


Funding is available from a small grants fund of up to £2,000 and a main grants fund of up to £25,000.

A maximum of 70% intervention rate applies to both grants. There are separate application forms for each grant fund.

Eligible Areas for Funding


See below areas of eligability

10KM

5KM

ScottishPower Renewables Black Law Windfarm Fund

Addiewell

Breich

Longridge

Stoneyburn

Greenrigg

Whitburn


Fauldhouse

Addiewell

Breich

Harburn

Stoneyburn

West Calder

Fauldhouse

Longridge

Blackburn

Whitburn


Within Livingston

Murieston

PATESHILL

Breich

Longridge

Polbeth

Stoneyburn

Seafield

Blackridge

Within Livingston

Bellsquarry

Craigshill

Dedridge

Livingston Village

Murieston

HARBURN

Harburn

West Calder

Breich

Fauldhouse

Longridge

Stoneyburn

Boghall

Seafield

Blackburn

Whitburn

PEARIE LAW

Addiewell

Harburn

West Calder

Within Livingston

Craigshill

Dedridge

Livingston Village

Murieston

Breich

Fauldhouse

Longridge

Stoneyburn


TORMYWHEEL

West Calder Blackburn

Whitburn

Trustees of WLDT

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Craig Meek

Councillor for Fauldhouse/Breich Valley

Pauline Clark

Councillor for Fauldhouse/Breich Valley


Cathy Muldoon

Councillor for

Fauldhouse / Breich Valley

Peter Heggie

Councillor for

LIvingston South

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Allan MacLaughlan

- Vice Chair

Community Member -

Harburn

June Close

- Chair

Community Member - Fauldhouse

Ian Brown

Community Member - Murieston

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Schedule

Group Conference Meeting

The West Lothian Development Trust meets

bimonthly to assess applications


The schedule for meetings in 2024 is as follows:

  • Wednesday 25th September 2024, 6pm
  • Wednesday 27th November 2024, 6pm


In order to be considered, all applications must be received by 5pm, 7 days prior to the scheduled meeting. Any application submitted after this deadline will not be considered and will be considered at the next available meeting with no exceptions.

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AGM Report

The next West Lothian Development Trust's AGM will be held on Wednesday 28th May 2025.


The report from 2023-24 can be viewed by following the link below.


If you require this in an alternative format please let us know.

Contact Us

If you are unable to send via email, please send paper copy to:


West Lothian Development Trust

Via Clare Stewart, Community Regeneration

West Lothian Civic Centre

Howden South Road

Livingston

EH54 6FF