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

Avant Homes begins work on £56m development of 165 new homes in Penicuik

Work is underway by Avant Homes to bring a £56 million development of new homes to Penicuik.

Published 22 February 2019

New Midlothian primary school set for former Newbattle site

Midlothian Council has approved plans for a new primary school to be built on the former site of Newbattle High School in Easthouses.

Published 13 February 2019

Groundworks begin at 544-home project in Penicuik

Essential enabling works are now under way at a recently-approved housing development in Midlothian.

Published 31 January 2019

CALA site manager represents Straiton at NHBC awards

A senior site manager has represented his Midlothian development on the UK stage at the housebuilding industry’s most prestigious awards ceremony.

Published 31 January 2019

Construction ahead of schedule at Millerhill recycling and energy recovery facility

Work on a new state-of-the-art energy-from-waste plant which will serve the City of Edinburgh and Midlothian has reached an advanced stage.

Published 21 January 2019

PSL Land unveils new site for thwarted film studio plan

The company that was prevented from progressing plans for Scotland’s first purpose-built film and TV studio on the outskirts of Edinburgh has submitted plans to deliver the facility at a new location.

Published 10 January 2019

Contractor appointed for new Midlothian joint campus

Midlothian Council has appointed a contractor to build a new joint campus for two primary schools.

Published 19 December 2018

Education Building Award for ‘pioneering’ Midlothian high school

Newbattle Community Campus in Midlothian has scooped an award at the Education Buildings Scotland Awards in the Technologies: Transforming Learning, Teaching and the Curriculum category.

Published 26 November 2018

Plan approved for more than 2,200 affordable Midlothian homes over next five years

Midlothian Council has approved a strategic investment plan which identifies locations for 2,202 affordable homes to be built in the region over the next five years.

Published 21 November 2018

Work starts on new manufacturing plant in Loanhead

Danish multi-national Danfoss Power Solutions is to invest millions of pounds in Scotland to build a low-carbon global manufacturing facility.

Published 9 November 2018

Research project to investigate carbon dioxide in disused mines and potential implications for new homes

A research project has been commissioned by the Scottish Government to investigate the prevalence of carbon dioxide in disused mineral mines in Scotland and the potential implications for new residential buildings.

Published 17 October 2018

Midlothian film studio plan hit by court ruling

Plans to deliver Scotland’s first purpose-built film and TV studio on the outskirts of Edinburgh appear to have suffered a major blow following a ruling by the Scottish Land Court.

Published 4 October 2018

Dandara signs up as fourth housebuilder at Shawfair development

The developers behind the Shawfair urban expansion near Edinburgh have reached another major milestone with the completion of new deal with national homebuilder Dandara.

Published 24 August 2018

Council unveils proposed location of new Midlothian school

Midlothian Council has agreed to build a three stream replacement school for Lasswade Primary School on the land adjacent to the current school.

Published 22 August 2018