M8 traffic delays due to anti-vax protesters at Bathgate

Drivers on the M8 between Edinburgh and Glasgow are facing delays this morning due to a protest in West Lothian.

The disruption, near the vaccination centre at Bathgate Pyramids Business Park, is reportedly a demonstration by anti-vaccination protesters.

Traffic Scotland confirmed the protest in a tweet warning drivers to expect delays.

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It said: “Slow traffic on the M8 eastbound J5 to J3A due to a demonstration at Bathgate.

“Delays approx 15 mins.”

The protest comes as drop-in clinics are now available at the Bahgate facility, as in all vaccination centres, for people over the age of 12.

Police Scotland have been contacted for comment.

Drivers have been told to expect delays.