Dalkeith Corn Exchange deal done

The Corn Exchange, Dalkeith.
The Corn Exchange, Dalkeith.

Following a protracted legal wrangle, Melville Housing Association has finally bought Dalkeith’s historic Corn Exchange.

News that the Association planned to turn the building into office space was broken by the Advertiser in July last year.

But the deal was stalled because of a dispute over who actually owned it.

Much to the delight of Melville Chief Executive, Andrew Noble, that issue has now been resolved and a deal struck.

He said: “This is a building which has played a huge part in the history of Midlothian. We are delighted that its future is now secure and that it will continue to be a building which will play an important role in the community.”

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