Gorebridge Community Development Trust

The GCDT Office - 58 Main Street

Gorebridge Community Development Trust

constantly working to enhance the quality of life for all people of the town and surrounding area.

Welcome to Gorebridge

The Town of Gorebridge - Close to Edinburgh and the Pentland Hills

Welcome to Gorebridge

Looking forward to a bright future from an industrious past.

The New Community Hub

The construction so far..

The New Community Hub

COMING SOON..a new fit for purpose community building

Gorebridge Circular Walk

The Gorebridge Circular Walk is 7.5 miles long in total but has a few short-cuts!

Gorebridge Circular Walk

A fine walking route through the countryside around Gorebridge

The Gorebridge Community Development Trust supports the economic and social regeneration of the former coal mining town of Gorebridge and surrounding areas in Midlothian. We work for the bright future of Gorebridge, improved local services and a strong community.

Our projects & those we support.

You are welcome to come and visit us

Number 58

Number 58 is the Trusts headquarters and community information centre for all our projects and activities.

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The Community Hub

Coming Soon -  The New Community Hub

Gorebridge Community Development Trust is in the process of developing a multi-purpose community hub. The hub will replace the old Brown Building providing a much needed fit for purpose community facility.

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The Opening of the community garden project in May 2009

Newbyres Community Garden

Working with our partners at the Gorebridge and District Environmental Group we undertook a major landscaping project at the Newbyres Castle site. We have created a pedestrian walkway through the site and commissioned a sign explaining the history of the Newbyres Castle.

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New housing developments in Gorebridge

Gorebridge Locality Plan

Following extensive community consultation The Gorebridge Locality Plan was published in April 2010. The plan includes some 28 actions that local people wanted implemented to improve the quality of life for people in Gorebridge.

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Scotways sign waymarkers

Gorebridge Circular Walk

GCDT has worked in partnership with Gorebridge and District Environmental Group to develop a 7.5 mile circular walk around Gorebridge. This path network links in with connections to Mayfield, the South Esk Way and Dalkeith. Download the PDF of the walk below or collect a leaflet from the Trust’s office.

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Development of a community website - this one!

Development of a community website

This website was developed to be a valuable resource to the community, providing up to date information on the local area, events as well as details on how to get involved in local community groups and projects.

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Gorebridge CARS Scheme

Gorebridge Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS)

What is Gorebridge CARS?

A Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS) is a jointly funded grant programme that provides assistance for regenerating towns and villages and enhancing the appearance of conservation areas through the repair of historic buildings and spaces

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The Gorebridge Story

The Gorebridge Story

As local people who have come together with a passion for Gorebridge, we want to encourage more people from all areas of Gorebridge to connect with each other for the future of our village.

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Gorebridge Community Development Trust
Gorebridge Beacon

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The GADEG Group

Gorebridge and District Environmental Group

Many Hands Make Light Work. GADEG are looking for new members to join our group of volunteers. Come and make Gorebridge and the surrounding area more environmentally friendly.

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Table football

Go Youth

GO offers a wide range of activities that include table tennis, football, computer games, Xbox and Wi.The group welcomes young people age 11-18.

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What's On - See Calendar

Gorebridge Library Book Bug Sessions

Jul 29, 2016 — 10.00 am - 10.30 am
Gorebridge Library

Midlothian Community Men's Shed

Jul 29, 2016 — 9.30 am - 11.30 am
Mayfield Pavilion (Behind Mayfield Leisure Centre)

Lunch Club

Jul 27, 2016 — 12.00 pm - 2.00 pm
Gorebridge Parish Church Hall

GO Youth

Jul 26, 2016 — 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm
Gorebridge Parish Church

Forest Families

Aug 6, 2016 — 10.00 am - 12.30 pm
Gore Glen Woodland Park

The Sanctuary Cafe

Jul 30, 2016 — 9.30 am - 12.00 pm
Gorebridge Parish Church Hall

The Latest! - See Blog

Seeking new builders to complete the community hub

The Trust and its advisers are in the process of finding replacement contractors to finish the community hub building in Hunterfield Road. This follows the Trust terminating the contract of

Gorebridge Hub Update

As many of you will have seen, progress on the construction of the new community hub has been slower than expected. The building was originally supposed to be completed by

To keep up to date, visit our blog or calendar pages.