Midlothian Council has agreed to use its compulsory purchase powers to help secure a future for Mavisbank House – a Category A Listed historic building near Bonnyrigg. However, the council will only do so once The Landmark Trust, a charity which rescues important historic buildings, has a viab
Work has started on-site to build 20 new affordable housing apartments in Midlothian. Situated on the High Street of Bonnyrigg’s popular town centre, Cruden Building is delivering the project on behalf of Midlothian Council. The new homes will support the council’s wider ambition to reac
Melville Housing Association is to invest £1.65 million in improvements to tenants’ homes throughout Midlothian over the next 12 months. Investment in the new financial year, funded entirely from rental income, will see the replacement of 245 central heating systems, bathrooms and kitche
Springfield Properties has secured outline planning consent to create a sustainable new neighbourhood in Midlothian.
Midlothian Council has been successful in its applications for the Sustrans’ Places for Everyone fund to deliver three active travel projects.
Housebuilder Muir Homes has purchased land with planning permission to build high-quality family homes at its first development in Midlothian.
A planning application has been submitted for the proposed delivery of nearly 400 new houses on the edge of a Midlothian village.
Work is due to begin in January 2023 on a new junction, access road, car park and landscaping that are key to delivering Midlothian Council’s ambitious vision for Destination Hillend.
David Lloyd Leisure, the health, fitness, and leisure group, has announced that work has begun on the David Lloyd Edinburgh Shawfair development, with the club opening in summer 2023.
A community space for men to socialise in Midlothian is using a donation of top soil from Shawfair LLP to good use by harvesting vegetables for its community cafe and for local families in need. Newton Hut is a member of the Scottish Men’s Sheds Association which aims to ensure that all men in
New signs are now up at Shawfair to welcome visitors and celebrate the existing community and put one of Scotland’s new towns on the map. The designs are a mixture of directional and informational signs and include messages to promote the town’s closeness to city life in Edinburgh, whils
Cruden Building has been appointed by Midlothian Council to deliver 72 affordable homes at Conifer Road in Mayfield. The new homes will form part of a wider project being developed by Cruden Building and Midlothian Council comprising a total of 265 new homes within the local community.
Bellway Homes has launched a consultation concerning plans to build new homes on the outskirts of Penicuik, Midlothian. Pre-application discussions for The Brae at Auchendinny include provision for a possible primary school on 28ha of fallow land bounded by established woodland.
New life could be breathed into a key Newbridge site after it was purchased by a family-owned property business. GSS Developments, run by Paul and Tim Stevenson, has bought the 61.5-acre former Continental Tyres Factory near Edinburgh for an undisclosed sum.
Kings Park, home of Buccleuch Bowling Club and Community Access Team in Dalkeith, has received £1000 to upgrade the area around the green from Dandara East Scotland. The housebuilder, which is building nearby in Eskbank, made the donation to help allow greater access to facilities for older pl