Newtongrange forms an attractive town area, steeped in the heritage of the former mining community and providing a wide spread of residential and commercial properties. The rows of mining cottages and the old Lady Victoria Pit Head form the principle part of the conservation area and give the town its historic character. Scotland’s National Miming Museum, a major visitor attraction, lies at the heart of the town with dedicated access direct from the Railway Station.

Newtongrange now lies just 21 minutes by train from the centre of Edinburgh and is the subject of two major Council-led masterplanning exercise, in the Town Centre and at Stobb Hill/Lady Victoria Park, which are set to transform the town’s fortunes.

In Newtongrange there is a major opportunity to revitalise the town centre and deliver a high quality, thriving and sustainable town centre, and successful commercial destination, offering one of the best places in Midlothian to live, to locate a business or to visit. The development will also contribute towards the wider regeneration and development of Midlothian as a whole.

The provision of new homes, mixed use commercial properties and community facilities, within a place based townscape will attract a new residential and business population and provide development and investment opportunities.

 

Development Site: Stobhill and Lady Victoria Business Centre

Summary

At Stobhill and Lady Victoria Business Centre there is a major opportunity to deliver a sustainable and successful mixed use residential and commercial settlement adjacent to a variety of existing complimentary employment, leisure and tourist facilities. The development will also contribute towards the wider regeneration and development of Midlothian as a whole.

Midlothian Council is leading on a masterplan exercise which will propose the delivery of a thriving, vibrant neighbourhood which complements the existing Stobhill and Newtongrange communities, and provides both development business occupation opportunities.


A mix of residential dwellings, of which a proportion should be affordable, and high quality, employment generating, commercial uses including office space (Class 4). High quality public realm and publicly accessible open spac

Planning Status

Local Plan Allocation

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Further information from company:

Telephone: 0131 561 5255

Email: susan.arbuckle@midlothian.gov.uk

Site Size

Site ownership

Midlothian Council

Location

The site is located both to the east and west of the A7 on the southern edge of Newtongrange. The main site is an L-shaped, bounded by the Midlothian Council Waste Transfer Station

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Development Site: Newtongrange Town Centre

Summary

In Newtongrange Town Centre there is a major opportunity to revitalise the town centre and deliver a sustainable mixed use residential and commercial development which strengthens links between the town centre and the railway station. Midlothian Council, in partnership with the Borders Railway Blueprint Programme, are leading on a town centre masterplan to bring about high quality development with a cohesive vision for the Newtongrange Town Centre, in the context of the existing local settlement, the wider Midlothian location and the improved connectivity to Edinburgh.

Building on the heritage of the town, the masterplan aims to maximise the development and investment opportunities that the Borders Railway offers to revitalise and regenerate the Town Centre. The promotion of vibrant and viable mixed use development, which provides new homes and commercial space at sufficient critical mass to enhance and sustain local services.

A mix of residential dwellings, of which a proportion should be affordable, and high quality, employment generating, commercial uses including retail and office space (Class 4). High quality public realm and publicly accessible open space

Planning Status

Local Plan Allocation

Make an Enquiry

Further information from company:

Telephone: 0131 561 5244

Email: neil.davidson@midlothian.gov.uk

Site Size

Site ownership

Midlothian Council/Private

Location

The development opportunity lies throughout the existing town centre of Newtongrange, linking sites adjacent to the railway station with opportunities on Murderdean Road and Main Street. Newtongrange lies 2.3 miles south of Dalkeith, in Midlothian.

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