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Mavisbank House shortlisted for the Europa Nostra '7 Most Endangered' Programme 2016

Mavisbank House shortlisted for the Europa Nostra '7 Most Endangered' Programme 2016

Dec 10, 2015

Europa  Nostra,  the leading European heritage organisation,  and the European Investment Bank Institute (EIBI) announce today the 14 monuments and sites shortlisted  for ‘The 7 Most Endangered’ programme 2016 by an international panel of experts in various fields.


Mavisbank Newsletter out now!

Mavisbank Newsletter out now!

Aug 11, 2014

Mavisbank has had an extraordinarily busy time recently. Our newsletter is a bite-size round-up of what's been happening, and what the future may hold.


Forum Reports on Community Views

Forum Reports on Community Views

Aug 5, 2014

The recent Community Forum Open Meeting on the future of Mavisbank House and Policies was a chance to discuss and explore options and ideas for this national treasure.


Welcome to Mavisbank!

Welcome to Mavisbank!

Jul 1, 2014

On Tuesday 1 July Cllr Owen Thompson, Leader of Midlothian Council, formally opened the new path at Mavisbank House, one of Scotland’s most important historic buildings. After many decades there is now an easy way for people to access the grounds at Loanhead in Midlothian.


Community Forum explores plans for Mavisbank

Community Forum explores plans for Mavisbank

Jun 9, 2014

On 5 June The Mavisbank Trust held a Community Open Forum to give nearby residents, community groups and locals businesses the opportunity to explore and discuss plans for Mavisbank House and Policies.


Community Forum Meeting - 5 June

Community Forum Meeting - 5 June

May 19, 2014

The Mavisbank Trust will be holding a Community Forum Meeting on 5 June at the Lasswade Centre. The forum is open to all interested parties and community groups as well as members of the public.


Work on new footpath starts

Work on new footpath starts

Feb 24, 2014

Improvements are being made to the existing riverside path at Polton, with a new gate access and path created within the Mavisbank grounds linking to the upper section of the south drive and the House.


Mavisbank Restoration - Drop-in Exhibition

Mavisbank Restoration - Drop-in Exhibition

Mar 12, 2013

15 - 22nd March 2013, Loanhead Library

The Mavisbank Trust will be holding a drop-in exhibition to inform local residents about current plans for the restoration of Mavisbank House and the opening up of the grounds as a new community park.  Please come and give us your thoughts on the revised plans for the restoration of Mavisbank.


Culture Secretary pledges grant for Mavisbank House

Culture Secretary pledges grant for Mavisbank House

May 15, 2012

£500,000 pledged by Scottish Government

Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs, today (15th May) announced a £500,000 grant to help secure the future of one of Scotland’s most famous houses.


Compulsory Purchase Order Proceedings

Compulsory Purchase Order Proceedings

Mar 14, 2012

In March 2012 The Mavisbank Trust will enter into an agreement with both Midlothian Council and Historic Scotland who are both willing to begin CPO proceedings for the House once sufficient project funding is in place.