East Calder

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East Calder
St Cuthbert's Kirk East Calder - geograph.org.uk - 1396621.jpg
The remains of St Cuthbert's Kirk, a 16th century church, abandoned in 1750
East Calder is located in West Lothian
East Calder
East Calder
 East Calder shown within West Lothian
OS grid reference NT085679
Civil parish Kirknewton
Council area West Lothian
Lieutenancy area West Lothian
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district EH53
Dialling code 01506
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Livingston
Scottish Parliament Almond Valley
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Coordinates: 55°53′46″N 3°27′43″W / 55.896°N 3.462°W / 55.896; -3.462

East Calder is a small town located in West Lothian, Scotland. It is located about a mile east of Mid Calder and about a mile west of Wilkieston.

Local amenities[edit]

East Calder has an estate agent, two Scotmid stores, a post office/convenience store, a top quality tattoo studio, two pubs, a bookmaker, a cafe, Hair Stylist, Step by Step Private Nursery, two chip shops, a pizzeria, two Chinese restaurants, a car wash, a Library, a doctors' surgery, a bowling green, a chemist and a sports centre. An industrial estate called Camps is located on the edge of the town.


The A71 bypasses the town to the South. East Calder is served by a number of bus service including First's route 27/28, which connect the town to Livingston and Bathgate in one direction, and Edinburgh in the other. E&M Horsbugh's route 40, which connects the town to Ratho, and Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. The nearest train station is located at Kirknewton.


East Calder has two primary schools, East Calder Primary School and St Paul's RC School. St Paul's is the local Catholic primary school. East Calder is in the catchment area for West Calder High School and St Margarets Academy.

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