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Nick Waugh: New communities need more than lip service from developers

Shawfair LLP director Nick Waugh on the importance of community engagement when building a new town.

Published 15 December 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

James Palmer: Shawfair’s ambitions to bring green power to its people

Highlighting the energy strategy behind making Shawfair as sustainable as possible, James Palmer said the project can become an exemplar for others to follow.

Published 18 February 2020

Landmark agreement launched to create exemplar new town at Shawfair

The developers behind the new town of Shawfair have committed to a landmark Sustainable Growth Agreement (SGA) that will accelerate the delivery of a well-designed, sustainable community that promotes wellbeing and healthy lifestyles.

Published 20 December 2019

Newcastle students visit Shawfair to learn about creating a new town

Students from Newcastle’s Northumbria University have paid a visit to Shawfairt to learn how a new town is created and developed.

Published 11 November 2019

Shawfair developers welcome community campus progress

The developers behind the new town of Shawfair have today welcomed the news that a new community campus is designated for the town centre.

Published 4 September 2019

Land sale puts Shawfair on course for more than 1,000 new homes

Stewart Milne Homes has become the sixth housebuilder to sign-up for the Shawfair project after developers behind the new town concluded the sale of a 16.1-acre (6.5-hectare) plot of land.

Published 8 August 2019

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

Tenders invited for new Midlothian road

A new road linking Musselburgh with the new Shawfair community and Danderhall is set to reduce road traffic through Millerhill village by as much as 80% when it opens towards the end of this year.

Published 6 March 2018

Shawfair takes important step forward as landmark development comes to market

The Shawfair regeneration project near Edinburgh has reached another important milestone with the launch of a 13-hectare commercially allocated development.

Published 30 January 2018

Infrastructure contract signed for Shawfair urban expansion project

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.

Published 22 May 2017