Community Asset Transfer

Council properties

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 you make a formal transfer request

Preparing a business case for a formal Asset Transfer Request can be a big task. To save you time and effort, we use a form to assess whether a potential formal request is likely to succeed.

  1. Read the Scottish Government guidelines
  2. Complete the form to express an interest in Community Asset Transfer

Ready to make a formal asset transfer request?

  1. Complete this form (Word)
  2. Contact your communities officer

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.

Current asset transfer requests

Concluded asset transfer requests

Annual report