Consultation on proposed planning application for new care and housing development in Bonnyrigg

Proposed care facilities and housing Bonnyrigg - pre-application consultationA public consultation is underway on a proposal from Midlothian Council to submit a planning application for a new development providing community, health and housing support services in Bonnyrigg.

Polton Street

The development is proposed for the former school site bounded by Polton Street, Moorfoot View and Moorfoot Place. It will include a new build Intermediate Care Facility and new Extra Care Housing, along with the refurbishment of an existing listed building to provide Day Care, meeting and office premises.

Care facility

The Intermediate Care Facility is for up to 40 short term residents and will provide assessment, rehabilitation, interim and respite care. The Extra Care Housing development will offer 44 tenancies with onsite care and housing support services for older people and those diagnosed with a variety of degenerative conditions.

Public events

As part of the pre-application consultation, two online public events will be held on Friday April 16, from 2 to 3pm, and on Tuesday April 20 from 6 to 7 pm. Details of the proposal will be described at the event and representatives of Midlothian Council and their design team will be present to answer any questions.

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Planning representations

It should be noted that comments made during this pre-application consultation are not representations to the Midlothian Council planning authority. When a planning application is lodged, there will be an opportunity to make representations on it. The earliest an application is likely to be submitted is Tuesday May 4, 2021.

15 Apr 2021