Youngsters launch Dalkeith Country Park project

The sod cutting ceremony
The sod cutting ceremony

A sod cutting ceremony has taken place at Dalkeith Country Park to mark the official start of extensive redevelopment works.

Newly appointed contractors, Taylor & Fraser, joined Iain Herbert, visitor services manager for the park, to officially break the ground for the first time.

Plans to redevelop the park, which spans around 1,000 acres, were approved by Midlothian Council earlier this year and include a retail and leisure zone in the Stableyard and new adventure playground.

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