Council properties

Community Asset Transfer

Community Asset Transfer is the transfer of responsibility for an asset from the Council to a community group or organisation.

Part 5 of The Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 sets out the key rights and duties, and provides a framework for the Asset Transfer process.

Before making a formal transfer request:

Community asset map

Community asset map, showing Midlothian Community Council districts

Use this map to:

  • return the details for a specific property.
  • list the properties in your area.
  • view any location within the council by specifying an address or postcode.
  • view data at a glance, zoom and move around the map, or see the council as a whole.

The information is compiled from the properties on the council's valuation list. It excludes social accommodation and commercially leased properties.

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