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Eliburn is one of the newest parts of Livingston, West Lothian, Scotland and is located to the North-West side of the town. The area has mostly private housing rather than council housing, though Eliburn is under constant development with the building of both affordable council apartments and houses, as well as private houses and flats. On the main road running through the area, (Eliburn Road) the locals have access to a grocery store, a popular Indian restaurant, 'Zaika' and a well used Fish and Chip shop. The population of Eliburn is estimated to be around 13,000 in 2009 this makes it one of the largest areas in Livingston behind Deans, Craigshill and Ladywell.

Eliburn Reservoir

Eliburn also has its own fishery, "Eliburn Reservoir", which is run by the WLCA (the West Lothian Coarse Anglers Association). This 3-acre (12,000 m2) water is located off Houston Road which separates Deans and Eliburn. The reservoir - known by many locals and fishermen as "The Ressy" - is stocked with a wide variety of coarse fish, most notably; Carp, Tench, Bream, Roach, Rudd and Ide among others. Day tickets are priced at £5 for Adults and £1 for Concessions. There is a lengthy waiting list for Adult memberships which can be purchased for £40 a year, however there is no waiting list for Concession memberships.

Eliburn South is a residential part of Eliburn.

Peel Park is host to the ruins of "Peel house". There is a large amount of open space at Peel Park and a common sight is to see people walking their dogs. The play park is subject to a lot of vandalism, however improvements are being made.


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Coordinates: 55°53′32″N 3°32′29″W / 55.892088°N 3.541439°W / 55.892088; -3.541439