Are there new builds near me? Below is a summary of affordable new build schemes in Midlothian we know about that are either listed directly on our new builds pipeline search tool or we’ve found via online media.

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Construction to start mid spring 2022

In a recent article Scottish Housing News reports that proposals for a net zero housing development that forms part of the £1.3 billion Granton Waterfront regeneration project in north west Edinburgh have been granted approval by city planners. Councillor Mandy Watt, vice convener for the housing, homelessness and fair work committee, said: “The Granton D1 development will provide affordable places to live for everyone with over 60% being for social rent.

Construction to start mid 2022

Edinburgh Evening News has reported an eight-week archaeological survey will start in early February at the site of a major new South Queensferry development. In total, Queensferry Heights will see the creation of 176 homes, including 44 affordable homes, 39 of which will be delivered by Manor Estates Housing Association.

Construction to June 2022

Project Scotland has reported that the  Midlothian village of Rosewell is to get 100 new homes after David Wilson Homes, part of Barratt Developments, confirmed the purchase of 12.6-acres of land. The Rosewell Meadow development will comprise 75 four-bedroom private homes and 25 affordable homes.

Date due: Mid 2024

Scottish Housing News have reported that Heimstaden Bostad AB has agreed to fund and acquire PLATFORM_’s 464-home residential project in Edinburgh. The development is in the Bonnington regeneration area, 2 km (1.2 miles) north of Edinburgh’s city centre, to which it will be connected by tram from 2023. A quarter of the predominantly two- and three-bedroom homes will be offered as intermediate housing at discounts of around 40% to open market rents.

Date due: End of 2024

The Scotsman has reported housing association Dunedin Canmore is to start work on an Edinburgh development that will provide 300 affordable homes. Plans for the affordable homes involve the construction of 168 homes for social rent and 132 for mid-market rent. The first phase of the homes should be ready by the end of 2024.