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 LOCAL INFORMATION - BROXBURN


Doctors:

Three GPs are based at Strathbrock Partnership Centre, 189a West Main Street, Broxburn. Tel. 01506 771871. GP and Health and Welfare Clinics to registered patients.

Health Visitors:
There is a Health Visitor attached to the Strathbrock Partnership Centre (see above). For full information on their child care clinics, telephone 01506 771871.

Hospital:
St.John's Hospital, Howden, Livingston. Tel. 01506 523000.

Dentists:
J. W. Russell, 16a West Main Street, Broxburn. Tel. 01506 852609.
J. G Goodfield, 40 East Main Street, Broxburn. Tel. 01506 852654.
Dr P Buchan, 9 East Main Street, Broxburn. Tel. 01506 857717.

Post Office:
There is a Post Office located at 1-3 East Main Street, Broxburn.

West Lothian Council Information Service:
There is a "one-stop-shop" for advice on all council services at Strathbrock Partnership Centre, 189a West Main Street, Broxburn.

West Lothian Council Customer Service Centre - Tel. 01506 280000
The Service Centre telephones are manned Monday-Friday, 08:00-22:00, thereafter they have a small number of staff operating emergency cover after 22:00. At weekends they have staff to take your emergency calls for repairs, noise complaints, homelessness, environmental health emergencies, street lighting and roads. You can also make a payment for rent, council tax and service account Monday-Sunday, 08:00-22:00.

Social Work Centre:
Broxburn Social Work Centre, Strathbrock Partnership, 189a West Main Street, Broxburn. Tel: 01506 775666.

Job Centre Plus:
Tel. 0845 6043719

Job Centre:
The local Job Centre is situated at 97 East Main Street, Broxburn. Tel. 01506 772800.

There is an Inland Revenue Helpdesk within West Lothian Connected, Almondvale Shopping Centre, Livingston where an adviser can offer help on Children's Tax Credit, Working Families Tax or any other tax enquiry. Please note that enquiries can only be made in person.

Library:
Broxburn Library, West Main Street, Broxburn. Tel. 01506 775600.
For information on the council's mobile library services, please CLICK HERE.

Amenities:
Broxburn Swimming Pool, East Main Street, Broxburn. Tel. 01506 775680.
Broxburn Sports Centre, Church Street, Broxburn. Tel. 01506 775690.
Broxburn Community Centre, 189a West Main Street, Broxburn. Tel. 01506 771733.

Parent & Toddler Groups:
For a full list of current Parent & Toddler groups - please CLICK HERE

Sure Start:
For a list of current Sure Start groups - please CLICK HERE

Play Groups:
Broxburn Playgroup, Strathbrock Community Centre, 189a West Main Street, Broxburn. Tel. 07576 226279

Broxburn Family Centre:
Broxburn Family Centre, 1-3 Henderson Place, Broxburn. Tel. 01506 857158. The centre provides an ongoing, locally managed education and
community development service by means of a range of children's activities. For more information visit their website - www.broxburnfamilycentre.org.

Workplace:
This is a one-stop shop for information and guidance relating to employment and training, assisting with planned job search, career assessment, CV preparation etc., mainly in Craigshill, Whitburn and Broxburn. For more information contact The Workplace, Unit 3, The Mall, Craigshill, Livingston, EH54 5DX. Tel. 01506 435430.

Schools:
Telephone number for pupil placements is 01506 776002. There are two nursery classes/schools, three primary schools and one secondary school.
 
Nurseries Primary Schools Secondary Schools

Broxburn Nursery Class
School Lane
Broxburn
Tel. 01506 852018

Kirkhill Nursery School
Rashierigg Road
Broxburn
Tel. 01506 853118

St. Nicholas RC Nursery
West Main Street
Broxburn
Tel. 01506 853509
 

Broxburn Primary School
School Lane
Broxburn
Tel. 01506 852018

Kirkhill Primary School
Rashierigg Road
Broxburn
Tel. 01506 853821

St. Nicholas RC Primary School
West Main Street
Broxburn
Tel. 01506 853509

 

Broxburn Academy
Cardross Road
Broxburn
Tel. 01506 282300

St.Margaret's RC Academy
Howden South Road
Livingston
Tel. 01506 497104
 

Travel:
Broxburn is close to the M8 and M9 motorways. The closest railway station is Uphall Station, providing easy and convenient links to Edinburgh. For further information on train and bus travel please contact the West Lothian Travel Helpline - 01506 775288.

Other attractions:
Located close by are Linlithgow Palace and Loch, Beecraigs Country Park, Almondell and Calderwood Country Park and Linlithgow Canal Centre.

Other related weblinks:
A useful list of child and parent related services
West Lothian Council website
 

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