Livingston soapbox race: Street closure and parking info forward of Sunday’s occasion


Livingston’s first ever soapbox race will likely be going down on Sunday – with a highway closure in place all through the day.

The occasion, which is able to see beginner drivers competing in home-made automobiles, will run from 11am to 6pm on Howden East Road.

In consequence Howden East Street will likely be shut off from Toronto Avenue to the junction with the B7015 from 6am to 8pm. West Lothian Council say the choice route will likely be through Howden South Street (B7015), Almond Hyperlink Street, Almond Interchange and Howden East Street.

These participating within the soapbox race will likely be tasked with navigating obstacles and ramps set out for them, so spectators can make sure you count on loads of thrills and spills. Greater than 40 groups have entered up to now.


The occasion is being held in help of an excellent trigger, with all proceeds going in direction of making certain the Spherical Desk can proceed its good work locally.

Soapbox racing is the time period used to explain beginner drivers competing in home made vehicles on a monitor.

There may also be quick meals, kids’s sights, procuring stalls and fairground rides – making it the right day for all of the family.

The entry for the occasion will likely be £three per particular person or £10 for a household of 4.

Spectators planning on taking the automotive ought to comply with the indicators for ‘soccer site visitors’ and park at Livingston Soccer Membership.

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