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One of the key aims of the Dalkeith THI and CARS is to engage with the local community and to promote an awareness and understanding of Dalkeith’s unique heritage ...

Melville Housing Association have now appointed  the Colorado Group as the main contractor for the repair, restoration and conversion of the Dalkeith Corn Exchange . Work has started on site to convert the building to provide Melville Housing Association with their new  HQ with a new museum for Dalkeith and Community meeting rooms for hire.

The plan is to complete the main work by Christmas 2015 with the new museum opening in late January 2016.

As part of the community consultation process an exhibition with information will be held in Dalkeith library from Monday 19th January to Saturday 24th January and a public meeting with presentations explaining the scheme will be held on Tuesday evening, 20th January from 5.30pm to 8.00pm with refreshments in the County Hotel in Dalkeith.Please check on the attached link for leaflet about the scheme .

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Work progressing inside the building , excavating the mondern  concrete floor to prepare for the new floor foundation.

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