Property firm fined £4k after Midlothian roof light fall

Property partnership Alex Brewster and Sons has been fined £4,000 after an employee fell through a roof light.

Published 22 February 2021

Hardies assists Midlothian Council’s sustainability drive with £90m worth of construction projects

Hardies Property & Construction Consultants is assisting Midlothian Council with its sustainability drive with Passivhaus and Net Zero Carbon goals following its appointment to deliver 20 construction projects with a combined construction value of £90 million.

Published 19 February 2021

Hart Builders to deliver 265 new homes for Midlothian Council

Hart Builders is to work with Midlothian Council to deliver 265 new homes in the region in support of the council’s Local Housing Strategy.

Published 19 February 2021

Mixed-use retail and housing development included in proposed new masterplan for Straiton

A new retail park project is being planned which could deliver additional affordable housing and care for the elderly to Straiton.

Published 29 January 2021

Passivhaus council homes in Dalkeith given green light

Midlothian Council's plans for a residential and retail development in Dalkeith have been given the green light.

Published 18 January 2021

Green light in principle for Midlothian snowsport resort

An application for planning in principle to transform Midlothian Snowsport Centre into an all-year-round, multi-activity leisure facility has been approved by councillors.

Published 15 January 2021

Hart Builders begins work on new council homes in Newtongrange 

Hart Builders has secured a £10.4 million contract to build a new affordable housing development on behalf of Midlothian Council.

Published 19 November 2020

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