East Lothian

Two major retailers announced for DunBear Park

Two major retails have been announced for DunBear Park, part of the Halhill development in East Lothian.

Published 14 October 2021

Green light for East Lothian crematorium

East Lothian Council’s Planning Committee has approved plans for a crematorium at Old Craighall.

Published 8 October 2021

Taylor Wimpey submits plans for new Monifieth homes and welcomes Wallyford approval

Taylor Wimpey East Scotland has submitted an application for Planning Permission in Principle to Angus Council for the provision of up to 50 new homes through the development of land at Victoria Street, Monifieth.

Published 8 October 2021

More than 280 homes across three developments approved in East Lothian

East Lothian Council’s Planning Committee approved plans for three housing developments this week including an application by East Lothian Housing Association for 27 flats for social rent in Dunbar.

Published 7 October 2021

Cabinet secretary marks start on £47.2m Wallyford school

Cabinet secretary for education and skills Shirley-Anne Somerville visited the site of a new £47.2 million secondary school in Wallyford on Tuesday to mark the early stages of construction.

Published 6 October 2021

Rettie & Co: Hybrid working is transforming East Lothian property market

House hunters in East Lothian are prioritising green areas and more space over traditional city centre dwellings as people continue to work from home, according to the latest market review by property experts, Rettie & Co.

Published 5 October 2021

Ambassador Living to deliver 94 new homes at Wallyford

Scottish homebuilder Ambassador Living is set to break ground on a new homes development in Wallyford following its latest site acquisition deal.

Published 24 September 2021

Care home provider embarks on biggest project with £10m Haddington investment

A Scottish care home operator will invest up to £10 million with the launch of a landmark 60-bed facility - a move that will be its biggest project to date.

Published 22 September 2021

Network Rail secures planning consent East Linton station

A railway station will open in the village of East Linton for the first time in more than half a century after new proposals were approved by East Lothian Council's planning committee.

Published 8 September 2021

Refurb and extension work starts at Cockenzie medical facility

An important milestone for healthcare in East Lothian was reached this week as project representatives marked the start of construction work on a refurbishment and extension of The Harbours Medical Practice in Cockenzie.

Published 2 September 2021

Children inspire new art installation at Haddington housing development

A new art installation inspired by the historic streetscape of the market town with influence from local children has been installed in Haddington.

Published 20 August 2021

Outline permission granted for Cockenzie substation

East Lothian Council’s planning committee has unanimously approved outline planning permission for an electricity substation on the former Cockenzie Power Station site.

Published 19 August 2021

CALA tees up new state-of-the-art facilities for historic golf club

Proposals to radically upgrade facilities at Dunbar Golf Club have taken a step forward after terms were agreed with CALA Homes (East) and a detailed planning application was submitted.

Published 11 August 2021

Food and drink hub business case approval unlocks £40m funding for Edinburgh Innovation Park

The business case supporting the development of a flagship food & drink innovation hub in East Lothian has been given the green light by officials, unlocking £40 million City Region Deal funding for Edinburgh Innovation Park.

Published 30 June 2021

East Lothian calls for ‘infrastructure first’ approach to housing allocations

East Lothian Council has agreed to its response to a Scottish Government consultation on establishing minimum housing land requirements for inclusion in National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4).

Published 25 June 2021