New village with up to 1500 homes planned

Published: 05 December 2018

A brand new village with over a thousand homes is being planned for a site between Dalmahoy and Ratho.

Investors Inverdunning, and planning consultant Clarendon, aim to bring forward a masterplan for between 1200 and 1500 new homes plus local facilities at Hatton Village, on the A71 between Dalmahoy and Ratho.

SESplan 2, the strategic plan for south east Scotland, has recently outlined targets for 50,000 new homes in Edinburgh, by 2030.

Hatton Village can provide an option for a new community...in an attractive village environment close to the city’s main employment and transport hubs...

David Howel, Associate Director, Clarendon

 

A new primary school, if required by Edinburgh Council, would also be built alongside a village centre hub including flexible space for health and leisure, offices and local shops. The development will have 25 per cent allocated as (300-375) affordable homes. Timescales have been set for the ground to be broken on site by 2021.

The site is located on the A71 route west of Edinburgh, with Ratho, the M8/M9 motorway network and Edinburgh Airport to the north. Heriot-Watt University’s Riccarton Campus, Edinburgh Park and RBS at Gogarburn lie to the east, with Livingston to the 
west...

Full story via the Edinburgh Evening News

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