Hardies Property & Construction Consultants has started work on the most ambitious Passivhaus programme in Scotland for Midlothian Council at Bonnyrigg. Work is underway to build 20 new one-bedroom apartments, among 182 homes the council will deliver built to the exacting, energy-efficient Passi
Midlothian Council is hosting a series of public consultation events in May and June where residents can give their views on the future use of land in the region and find out about the next Midlothian Local Development Plan (MLDP2). Attendees will also get the chance to talk about open spaces and pl
Six new flats in a courtyard behind Buccleuch Street in Dalkeith, part of an ambitious energy-efficient council housing programme, are expected to be welcoming their new council tenants in the autumn.
Work has started on-site to build 20 new affordable housing apartments in Midlothian. Situated on the High Street of Bonnyrigg’s popular town centre, Cruden Building is delivering the project on behalf of Midlothian Council. The new homes will support the council’s wider ambition to reac
Midlothian Council’s residential care homes for young people have been rated as ‘very good’ after an unannounced inspection by the Care Inspectorate. The Care Inspectorate, responsible for inspecting care services throughout Scotland, visited the two care homes in Gorebridge and Wo
Midlothian’s share of the Scottish Welfare Fund has received a boost with the news that Midlothian Council is to top it up by £100,000 to help meet the growing demand resulting from the cost of living crisis. The extra money will come from protected funding the council has been awarded t
Rents for council homes in Midlothian are to go up by 4.8% from 1 April, the first increase in three years.
With the cold winter weather and the cost of living crisis still hitting households hard, Midlothian residents are being reminded that the warm and well hubs are still operating at Lasswade and Newbattle libraries. Part of the #MidlothianCares initiative launched by the council, the hubs offer warm
Construction firm Morris & Spottiswood has announced its goal to achieve Net Zero by 2045 as the business continues to take steps to make significant sustainable improvements, a key part of which is the delivery of a more sustainable service offering via its housing division.
Midlothian Council has published savings proposals to be considered by councillors at a special meeting of the full Council on Tuesday 31 January. The proposals are to help bridge a projected budget gap of £14.481 million rising to £26.575 million by 2027/28.
The first family to qualify for a home thanks to a new partnership between Midlothian Council and the charity Veterans Housing Scotland will move in before Christmas. Craig Pugh said the two-bedroom house in Penicuik will make a “massive difference” to him and his wife, Yvonne.
The Midlothian Tenant Satisfaction Survey 2022 has revealed that over 80% of tenants who participated in the survey have overall satisfaction with the housing service.Representative sample In total 750 interviews were conducted, which is approximately a 10% sample of Midlothian Council tenants, was
As winter bites, Midlothian Council leader Councillor Kelly Parry has launched two #MidlothianCares warm and well hubs at Lasswade and Newbattle libraries. Among a range of measures approved by the cross-party Cost of Living Taskforce led by Cllr Parry, the hubs will offer warm spaces and free hot d
Midlothian Council has become the first housing organisation in Scotland to sign up as a partner agency of Veterans Housing Scotland in support of its new campaign to provide 25 more homes for disabled veterans across the country. The council will allocate and maintain two properties a year for nomi
Midlothian Council is inviting all tenants and waiting list applicants to give us their views on council house rents.