Midlothian Council and Vattenfall launch new energy services company

A 50/50 joint venture energy services company between Vattenfall and Midlothian Council has been launched to deliver low carbon energy projects across the area.

Published 16 November 2020

Custom Build Homes achieves planning permission for customisable homes near Shawfair

Custom Build Homes (CBH) has achieved planning permission for 10 customisable homes within the new town of Shawfair.

Published 11 November 2020

Council plan to bring Passivhaus homes to Dalkeith

Midlothian Council has submitted plans for a residential and retail development in Dalkeith.

Published 21 September 2020

Midlothian Council agrees climate change action plan

Councillors have agreed an action plan and strategy for Midlothian Council to become carbon neutral by 2030.

Published 31 August 2020

Midlothian Council 'pleased' with affordable housing progress

Midlothian Council's affordable house building programme is "progressing well" despite the impact of the coronavirus outbreak, councillors were told this week.

Published 28 August 2020

Midlothian agrees £16m investment in 100 new build council homes

Midlothian Council has agreed more than £16 million of additional money from the Housing Revenue Account will be used to buy 100 new build homes for council housing from developers.

Published 25 August 2020

Apartment block bid at former Midlothian petrol station

Gilberts Architects and CM Roofing and Building have submitted plans to turn a former petrol station on Biggar Road in Midlothian into an apartment block. 

Published 10 August 2020

Plans lodged for 54 bungalows in Penicuik

Detailed plans have been submitted to transform a former school on the outskirts of Penicuik into a new rural community.

Published 20 March 2020

Hart Builders chips in at Midlothian leisure centre community garden

Hart Builders lent its support to transform the outdoor area of a Midlothian leisure centre.

Published 18 March 2020

Taylor Wimpey submits application for Bonnyrigg development

Taylor Wimpey East Scotland has submitted an application for planning permission in principle to Midlothian Council for the provision of around 1,000 new homes at Dalhousie Chesters, Bonnyrigg.

Published 10 March 2020

Company fined after self-employed roofer falls from roof

A company specialising in roofing work has been fined after a self-employed roofer was seriously injured when he fell from a roof.

Published 3 March 2020

350-home masterplan submitted for Auchendinny

A masterplan detailing proposals for 350 new homes at Auchendinny has been lodged with Midlothian Council.

Published 26 February 2020

Ministers reject Midlothian planning appeal

Scottish Ministers have rejected an appeal to build houses on the greenbelt in Dalkeith.

Published 13 February 2020

New partnership to bring low carbon heating to Midlothian homes

Swedish energy group Vattenfall has been selected by Midlothian Council as its energy partner in a 50/50 joint venture set to drive the shift towards low carbon living in the region.

Published 12 February 2020

GHI Contracts and Arc-Tech team up for central belt office configurations

Commercial fit-out and refurbishment specialist GHI Contracts has chosen to partner with building services provider Arc-Tech (Scotland) Ltd again with the delivery of three contracts across the central belt of Scotland.

Published 28 January 2020