Lasswade housing go-ahead

PLANS to redevelop a Lasswade caravan site have been agreed in principle.

Fine Property Ltd has won its planning appeal to create mixed-tenure housing at Kevock Vale Park.

Midlothian Council had turned down the Edinburgh company’s scheme in June, arguing that it would compromise traffic safety around Westmill Road and have an adverse affect on the appearance of the Lasswade and Kevock Conservation Area and B-listed viaduct.

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