Retail plan for vacant Dalkeith plot

Midlothian councillors have been urged to turn an eyesore into an asset by granting planning permission for a Home Bargains store on a vacant plot of land beside the Tesco Superstore store in Dalkeith.

Published 9 January 2017

Residential-led mixed-use plans lodged in Dalkeith

A planning application has been lodged by Buccleuch Property for a residential-led mixed-use development as an extension to Salter’s Park in Dalkeith.

Published 21 December 2016

Midlothian Council to deliver over 1,400 affordable homes by 2022

An increase in central housing investment has allowed Midlothian Council to announce plans to step up its affordable home projections.

Published 21 December 2016

Work begins on Midlothian waste treatment plant

Work is now underway to build a new state-of-the-art energy-from-waste plant serving Edinburgh and Midlothian.

Published 15 December 2016

Developers submit Midlothian housing plans

Taylor Wimpey East Scotland and Hallam Land Management Ltd have submitted a detailed planning application to Midlothian Council for 212 new homes at Seafield Road in Bilston.

Published 14 December 2016

Deals agreed to bring over 350 homes to Edinburgh and Midlothian

Deals have been agreed to build hundreds of much-needed new homes in Midlothian and the south east of Edinburgh.

Published 9 December 2016

Milestone reached in project to build Midlothian sustainable energy plant

Environmental services company FCC Medio Ambiente SA has signed a contract to build a state-of-the-art energy-from-waste plant for Edinburgh and Midlothian.

Published 7 October 2016

Councillors approve Midlothian SES Plan development proposals

Midlothian councillors have ratified the latest Proposed Strategic Development Plan (SES Plan) for Edinburgh and South East Scotland.

Published 30 September 2016

New school for former Midlothian primary site

Midlothian Council has approved plans to build a new school and agreed in principle to building another.

Published 3 June 2016

Councillors to discuss updated Edinburgh and South East Scotland development plan

A proposed updated planning document covering Edinburgh and South East Scotland is to be discussed during a public meeting next week.

Published 24 May 2016

Straiton film studio decision delayed until after Holyrood elections

A decision over plans to build a £140 million film studio proposed for Straiton in Midlothian has been deferred until after the Holyrood elections.

Published 3 March 2016

Work finally underway at £30m replacement Midlothian school

Work on the long-awaited community hub and high school in Midlothian got underway last week as pupils, staff and councillors joined the construction team to cut turf on the project.

Published 15 February 2016

Penicuik housing approval ends four year section 75 saga

Taylor Wimpey East Scotland has been granted permission from Midlothian Council to build 458 new homes in Penicuik, four years after submitting its original planning application.

Published 26 January 2016

St James developers lodge formal objection against Straiton film studio

Developers behind the £850 million development on the site of the St James shopping centre in Edinburgh are trying to block plans for a new film studio on the outskirts of the city amid fears it could undermine its own project.

Published 11 January 2016

Ministers to re-consider Midlothian film studio plans

The Scottish Government is to call-in plans for a £140 million film and television studio development in Midlothian after a U-turn by ministers.

Published 15 December 2015