Bilston Glen was formerly the site of Bilston Glen Colliery. This has been transformed into the thriving Bilston Glen Industrial Estate. Home to amongst others Stewart Brewing with their unique new craft beer kitchen visitor attraction.

On the outskirts of Loanhead lies Straiton Retail Park. A modern and expanding shopping development, home to a number of big name stores such as IKEA, Costco, Sainsbury's and Asda.