Land and Countryside

Land and Countryside is responsible for:

The main tasks we undertake are:

  • Grass cutting
  • Shrub and hedge maintenance
  • Tree maintenance
  • Weed control
  • Pitch lining
  • Litter picking of green open spaces
  • Play area maintenance

For general enquires, email:


If you have concerns about a tree, complete this form. We are happy to quote for work on your own property within Midlothian.

Tree conservation and the permission to carry out tree works are the responsibility of the Planning Department.

Adopt a green space in Midlothian

Find out how your community group can manage a green space in collaboration with the council.

Support for community litter picks

We can help your community group with voluntary litter picking, for example uplifts, black bags, litter pickers, permissions and other support.