The remains of St Cuthbert's Kirk, a 16th-century church, abandoned in 1750
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East Calder has an Estate Agents, two Scotmid stores and a Tesco Express, a Post Office/Convenience Store, a Tattoo Studio, one pub, a Bookmaker, a Cafe, Hair Stylists, Step by Step Private Nursery, two chip shops, a Pizzeria, two Chinese restaurants, a Car Wash, a Library, a Doctors' Surgery, a Dentist, a Bowling Green, a Doo club pigeon fanciers club, 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 Scotland East'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.
- James Bryce (surgeon) FRSE (1766-1826) President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh born here on 27 January 1766.
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