Eagle Couriers unveils new Bathgate base

West Lothian courier firm Eagle has taken the wraps off its custom-built headquarters that will support 20 people into work.

Livingston MP Hannah Bardell officially opened Eagle Couriers' new Bathgate base

The firm was originally based between two offices in Edinburgh and Glasgow but has brought its operations together in Bathgate, while keeping satellite depots in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

The site will provide a base for 100 drivers and is large enough to cope with the company’s expansion plans.

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Hannah Bardell, the MP for Livingston and the SNP’s spokesperson for business, innovation and skills, officially opened Eagle Couriers’ headquarters and welcomed the investment in West Lothian.

She said: “Eagle Couriers invests in its local team, providing genuine opportunities for staff to progress within the company, gaining recognised qualifications along with continuous on the job learning and development.

“Having seen Eagle’s former hub, it is clear that they had outgrown the premises. This new purpose-built building will provide a superb working environment for staff and the room for the firm to grow further still.”

Co-director Jerry Stewart said: “This is our first purpose-built hub in West Lothian, since our move seven years ago – having been attracted originally by the great connectivity of the region we can now put down much of our success to the talents of our local team and the great business environment that the region provides.

“We are very proud of our achievements and regard this exciting move as our biggest commitment yet to West Lothian.”