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Brightons, Falkirk

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Brightons, Falkirk

Brightons is a village in the east of the Falkirk council area of Scotland. It is 2.7 miles south-east of Falkirk, 2.2 miles south of Grangemouth and 4.6 miles east of Linlithgow. It is surrounded by the villages of Polmont, Wallacestone and Rumford. Due to its position, almost equidistant between Glasgow and Edinburgh the village has become a popular commuter location, with many new houses built since the start of the 1980s.
Post townFALKIRK
Administrative CountyFalkirk
Traditional CountyStirlingshire
OS GridNS9377
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01324
Population3,932 (2001 census)

Brightons, Falkirk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Brightons, vil., with sandstone quarries, in par. and ¾ mile SW. of Polmont, Stirlingshire.

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