What's happening at Shawfair?

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As a result of the construction of the Stewart Milne Homes’ development, the public right of way has been temporarily diverted.

Construction Update: March 2021

Road construction, landscaping and tree planting to restart.

Construction Update: February 2021

Works commencing at Shawfair in February 2021.

£2048 raised for Myeloma UK

A huge thank you to everyone who supported Shawfair Christmas TREE Lights Virtual Switch On!

David Lloyd Centre - Shawfair Park

Sport and leisure leader, David Lloyd Clubs, is giving the public the chance to view and comment on their proposed new health and fitness centre at Shawfair Business Park.


Housebuilders at Shawfair have begun preparing to re-open, following recommended health and safety guidelines to ensure a safe return to construction sites for workers and visitors. This includes additional signage, hygiene points and various markings to ensure that physical distancing is maintained.


As a result of Scottish Government efforts to halt the spread of COVID-19 by ceasing all non-essential activities,

Midlothian Council appoint Swedish energy firm Vattenfall as Preferred Bidder to set up exemplar long term Joint Venture Partnership

Midlothian Council, which recently declared a Climate Emergency, has appointed Vattenfall, the leading Swedish state owned energy company, as preferred bidder to become its energy partner.

Shawfair Student Site Visit

University of Edinburgh's Advanced Sustainable Design MSc student visit Shawfair.

Road, Landscape & Tree Planting Works

Full details of the upcoming works at Shawfair commencing in February 2020.

Sustainable Growth Agreement launched at Shawfair

Midlothian Council has partnered with Shawfair and SEPA to create a landmark Sustainable Growth Agreement. It is the first of its kind in the planning and construction sector to encourage collaboration and partnership working, and will accelerate the delivery of a well-designed, sustainable community that promotes wellbeing and healthy lifestyles.

Shawfair Christmas T.R.E.E Switch On raises over £1700 for Myeloma UK

Shawfair Christmas T.R.E.E* set for switch on

A local man who is undergoing treatment for blood cancer has organised a festive community event to raise money for Myeloma UK, an Edinburgh-based UK charity.

Newcastle students visit Shawfair to learn about creating a new town

Students from Newcastle's Northumbria University paid a visit to Shawfair this week to learn how a new town is created and developed.

Happy Buyers: Ewan and Claire Todd

Shawfair is all about creating a brand new community and that means people! A special welcome to Ewan and Claire Todd and their two children. The family has bought a Mactaggart & Mickel property at Millerhill and are loving their new home - and living at Shawfair.

Spectacle of Light at Dalkeith Country Park

Early Bird tickets now on sale.

Shawfair Town Centre Community Campus Given Go-Ahead

Midlothian Council have granted planning approval in principle for the school, sport and health campus in Shawfair town centre.

Latest land sale puts Shawfair on course for more than 1000 new homes

Deal concluded with Stewart Milne Homes for housing land near Danderhall.

Work Begins on Danderhall's New Primary School

Work is under way on the new £16.78 million primary school and community facilities at Danderhall after a contractor is appointed.