Welcome to West Calder and our website for you, whether you live locally, are a local business or a visitor to West Calder. We want to build a stronger local economy by encouraging people to shop locally and keep our local communities thriving so please Think Local Shop Local.

West Calder is a traditional and attractive village in West Lothian, located 4 miles from Livingston and 20 miles from Edinburgh. Historically the town was an important centre for the oil shale economy in the 19th and 20th Centuries and indeed the Five Sisters Bing is now a protected heritage site.

West Calder now offers a range of specialist shops including a supermarket, cafes, bars, restaurants as well as a range of professional services.

The aim of  West Calder Business Association is to support the development, promotion and marketing of businesses in West Calder including the surrounding villages of Polbeth, Harburn and Westwood for the benefit of our community.

West Calder benefits from its own railway station and offers a frequent service to both Glasgow and Edinburgh.

We encourage you to shop locally and enjoy exceptional service and high quality products knowing that you have helped keep your local shops and businesses trading and therefore your local communities thriving.