Consultation on proposed planning application for new care facility and housing development in Bonnyrigg

A public consultation is underway on a proposal from Midlothian Council for a new development providing community, health and housing support services in Bonnyrigg.

Friday, 9th April 2021, 5:00 am
Artist's impression of the proposed care facilities and housing in Bonnyrigg.

The plans for the former school site bounded by Polton Street, Moorfoot View and Moorfoot Place include a new build intermediate care facility and new extra care housing, along with the refurbishment of an existing listed building to provide day care, meeting and office premises.

As part of the pre-application consultation, two online public events will be held on Friday April 16, 2-3pm, and on Tuesday April 20 6-7pm. Go to for more information.

The Intermediate Care Facility is for up to 40 short term residents and will provide assessment, rehabilitation, interim and respite care. The Extra Care Housing development will offer 44 tenancies with onsite care and housing support services for older people and those diagnosed with a variety of degenerative conditions.

You can also find out more or leave comments by contacting Fiona Welch at Collective Architecture on 0141 552 3001 or email [email protected] by April 30.

It should be noted that comments made during this pre-application consultation are not representations to the Midlothian Council planning authority. When a planning application is lodged, there will be an opportunity to make representations on it. The earliest an application is likely to be submitted is May 4, 2021.