Taylor Wimpey begins consultation on second phase of new Bilston homes

Taylor Wimpey East Scotland and Hallam Land Management have submitted a Proposal of Application Notice (PAN) to Midlothian Council which outlines their intention to submit a planning application for phase two of a residential development on land at Seafield Road in Bilston.

Published 23 July 2019

Holiday park plans proposed for Midlothian quarry

A Proposal of Application Notice has been lodged with Midlothian Council to transform a former quarry into a holiday resort.

Published 17 July 2019

Taylor Wimpey to deliver more than 300 new homes in Roslin

Taylor Wimpey East Scotland has secured detailed planning consent from Midlothian Council for 304 new homes through the development of land off Main Street on the northern boundary of Roslin in Midlothian.

Published 5 July 2019

Midlothian councillors approve £20m regeneration masterplans

Councillors in Midlothian have approved masterplans to regenerate Newtongrange centre and Stobhill and Lady Victoria business centre.

Published 27 June 2019

Midlothian development land sold to Miller and Bellway

Two housebuilders have together bought 46 acres of residential development land in Lasswade, Midlothian.

Published 3 June 2019

Fleming Buildings cements education expertise with new contract

Fleming Buildings is expanding its reach in the education sector following a successful bid to refurbish and extend Sacred Heart Primary School in Penicuik.

Published 30 May 2019

Construction starts at Taylor Wimpey’s latest development in Bilston

Taylor Wimpey East Scotland has announced that pre-construction and the enabling works for a development of 191 new homes at its Pentland Green development in Bilston will officially start in the next few weeks.

Published 29 May 2019

Scottish ministers reject SESplan over transport concerns

A 20-year spatial plan which covers development across Fife, Edinburgh, the Lothians and the Borders has been thrown out by Scottish ministers.

Published 27 May 2019

Funding injection for Midlothian Snowsports Centre expansion

Councillors have agreed to invest £13.8 million of capital funding into developing Midlothian Snowsports Centre into an all-year-round, multi-activity leisure facility.

Published 9 May 2019

Green light for £17m Midlothian school hub

Councillors have approved £17 million plans to build a new primary school and community hub in Midlothian.

Published 5 April 2019

Midlothian housing association to deliver £2.4m in home upgrades

New kitchens, bathrooms, heating systems and replacement roofs are to be fitted in Melville Housing Association homes over the next 12 months thanks to investment of almost £2.4 million.

Published 2 April 2019

Lynda Ross: The demolished development and the silent clock

A dispute about a demolished housing development in Midlothian has shown how a claim against consultants can be time barred before it is even known that there is a claim to be pursued. Is it time to change the law? The Scottish Government already has. It has passed the Prescription (Scotland) Act 2018 and the date for it coming into force is awaited.

Published 27 March 2019

Council leader expresses disappointment at Midlothian gas ruling

The leader of Midlothian Council said he is “profoundly disappointed and frustrated” by a Court of Session decision to dismiss a £12 million legal claim against one of two companies advising on a failed Gorebridge housing development.

Published 22 March 2019

Council’s £12m damages claim against engineers over botched social housing development dismissed

A Scottish local authority which sued engineering contractors over a failed social housing development that had to be demolished for health and safety reasons has had its £12 million damages claim dismissed.

Published 21 March 2019

Further 243 homes approved for Mactaggart & Mickel at Shawfair

Housebuilder Mactaggart & Mickel has received planning permission to build the next phase of its flagship Millerhill housing development at Shawfair in Midlothian.

Published 21 March 2019