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PostSubject: Straiton   Thu Feb 04, 2010 4:40 pm

Saw a thing in the Advertiser for the planned expansion at Straiton Retail Park. See the amazing, huge thing they want to build there at the website!!!

http://www.straitonretailpark.co.uk/
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PostSubject: Re: Straiton   Thu Feb 04, 2010 6:58 pm

Wow, that does indeed look huge! It will be interesting to see more information about it when the website opens on 12 February.

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PostSubject: Re: Straiton   Sat Feb 06, 2010 2:08 am

issat the liene tae the dolle office on a secnd flour
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PostSubject: Re: Straiton   Tue Feb 09, 2010 9:58 pm

Looks nice....
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PostSubject: Re: Straiton   Wed Feb 10, 2010 12:28 pm

An update on the proposed plans in the Evening News today...looks like nothing will be happening for quite a while, especially since one of the buildings on that corner site is still occupied.

http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/news/Miners-key-to-retail-park.6058354.jp
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PostSubject: Re: Straiton   Thu Feb 11, 2010 11:18 pm

coud put a swimmin poul there ,ca it nivens know
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PostSubject: Re: Straiton   Fri Feb 12, 2010 9:38 am

I've just had another look at the website. I hadn't appreciated that they were going to
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Demolish existing properties and erect either department store or retail units with associated multi storey car parking and access.

I wonder which properties they have in mind to demolish?

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PostSubject: Re: Straiton   Fri Feb 12, 2010 9:57 am

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I wonder which properties they have in mind?

It will be the bricked up houses on the corner by the roundabout, including the former pub which is used as an office at the moment. Peel must have spent a fortune on buying them all up and they have been sitting empty for several years now.
It will be interesting to see the full details when the website goes live tonight (Friday)
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PostSubject: Re: Straiton   Wed Feb 17, 2010 8:01 pm

http://www.midlothianadvertiser.co.uk/news/Store-plan-set-to-bring.6076266.jp

Big story about the plans in the Advertiser this week plus more on Sainsburys expansion. Of course, they fail to mention all the jobs that will be lost in other shops as a result of this new retail outlet Shocked
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