Developer Buccleuch Property has been recognised for its sensitive and effective restoration of Dalkeith Country Park (DCP) after collecting two industry awards. The multi-million pound redevelopment, which saw the Park’s 17th century Category A listed stableyard transformed in to a luxury retail
Shawfair LLP’s James Palmer (left) with Jim Donaldson from Crummock The development of the largest urban expansion project in Edinburgh and Midlothian has taken a major step forward with the signing of a multi-million pound infrastructure contract.
A major new film studio looks set to receive planning permission after the Scottish Government said it was minded to approve plans for the development. Planning permission was agreed in principle yesterday after ministers overturned a decision against the studio, which will be built on green-belt la
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. The application for the £3 million 17,500 sq ft development, which would create 20 construction j
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. The development, which can be brought forward without undue delay, will comprise up to 400 homes (included 25 per cent affordable housing), as well
An increase in central housing investment has allowed Midlothian Council to announce plans to step up its affordable home projections. Councillors yesterday approved plans to deliver 1,441 new affordable homes through the Strategic Housing Investment Plan 2017/18-2021/22 (SHIP), a significant increa
Work is now underway to build a new state-of-the-art energy-from-waste plant serving Edinburgh and Midlothian. Environment leaders from the City of Edinburgh and Midlothian Councils visited the site at Millerhill in Midlothian this week where construction of the Millerhill Resource and Energy Recove
A typical home at Taylor Wimpey’s previous development Cameron Gardens in Bilston 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.
Deals have been agreed to build hundreds of much-needed new homes in Midlothian and the south east of Edinburgh. Shawfair LLP has confirmed that housebuilders Bellway Homes and Miller Homes, with the support of Midlothian Council, will deliver a mixture of up to 358 new homes for sale and affordable
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. Environment leaders from the City of Edinburgh and Midlothian Councils joined FCC yesterday to finalise the 25-year contract to build and opera
Midlothian councillors have ratified the latest Proposed Strategic Development Plan (SES Plan) for Edinburgh and South East Scotland. The move comes after delaying the decision in August because of concerns houses were being built so quickly, supporting infrastructure was not able to keep pace.
A proposed updated planning document covering Edinburgh and South East Scotland is to be discussed during a public meeting next week. The SESplan (Strategic Development Planning Authority for Edinburgh and South East Scotland) aims to prepare and maintain an up-to-date Strategic Development Plan whi
A decision over plans to build a £140 million film studio proposed for Straiton in Midlothian has been deferred until after the Holyrood elections. The Scottish Government has called in PSL Land Ltd’s proposal after deeming the studio to be of “national significance” and will use its Director