Current & Future Developments

Midlothian has an array of office and industrial units to suit businesses of all sectors and sizes. With accessibility, connectivity and sustainability at its heart, Midlothian offers everything businesses need to start-up and grow or relocate.

With 28 business parks across the region, 134 hectares of employment land immediately available for development and with new towns, such as Shawfair, in development, not only does Midlothian have space available and an active and growing workforce of 57,500, it is also within the Edinburgh and the South East Scotland region, which offers a further workforce of 851,314.

To keep up to date with commercial units leased by Midlothian Council please visit Midlothian Council’s Commercial Properties webpage and sign up for the newsletter.

If you are looking for development land please complete our enquiry form and a member of the Economic Development Team will be in touch.

Below are some of the exciting business sites available or under development within Midlothian.

Midlothian Snowsports Centre, Hillend

Midlothian Council has been granted planning permission in principle for its Destination Hillend development, which will enhance the existing leisure facilities at Midlothian Snowsports Centre, creating an all-year-round, multi-activity leisure destination.

The development may include the following over several phases of development:

  • Zipline (highest in UK)
  • Alpine coaster (longest in UK)
  • New reception building for the Snowsports Centre
  • Food offer and function space
  • Associated retail space – outdoor pursuits
  • Glamping tourist accommodation
  • High ropes and soft play
  • Essential infrastructure upgrades

Shawfair Business Park

Shawfair artist impressionShawfair Park is considered the gateway to Shawfair, Scotland's best connected new town - offering development land for a host of commercial uses all centred around a quality office park environment.

Incredibly well connected with parkland surrounded by cafes, bars, shops and state of the art telecommunications, Shawfair has the full range of amenities and opportunities to enhance your business needs.

Sheriffhall South

A brand new business and industrial estate has been approved for Sheriffhall South with Class 4 and Class 6 development for future business use. A drive-through coffee shop, associated car parking, access, infrastructure and landscaping all form part of the approved plans with imminent development planned.

Vogrie Country Park

Quality of Life

Vogrie Country Park has 105 hectares of woods and Victorian parkland including a 1876 Victorian mansion - part of which is open to the public, a nine-hole golf course, adventure playground and an excellent cafeteria.

There are 11.5 miles of signed countryside paths through woodlands and the Tyne Valley and a section of the 13-mile Tyne Esk Trail for horse riders.

Discover Vogrie Country Park

There are a variety of opportunities and potential developments within Vogrie Country Park.


Properties will be available soon at Hopefield, Midlothian. These will include serviced development plots for business, research and development or light industry (Class 4) uses.

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