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 New Community Hub a wonderful facility coming soon to Gorebridge

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 offices or The Brown Building.

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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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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 Community Cafe

Dec 19, 2014 — 9.00 am - 12.00 pm
Gorebridge Parish Church Hall

Gorebridge Library Book Bug Sessions

Dec 19, 2014 — 10.00 am - 10.30 am
Gorebridge Library

Knitting Group

Dec 22, 2014 — 7.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Gorebridge Library

Midlothian Community Men's Shed

Dec 19, 2014 — 11.00 am - 1.00 pm
Mayfield Pavilion (Behind Mayfield Leisure Centre)

Midlothian Sure Start Small Steps

Dec 19, 2014 — 9.00 am - 12.00 pm
Newbyres Village Care Home

Gorebridge Time Team

Dec 23, 2014 — 6.00 pm - 7.30 pm
Gorebridge Primary School

The Latest! - See Blog

Gorebridge Hub Update - July 2014

Hello all. My name is Paul Renwick and I’m the Project Organiser at Gorebridge Community Development Trust. It is my job to ensure that the Gorebridge Community Hub

Fundraising and Communications Intern

We are currently looking for a Fundraising and Communications Intern to assist us with our work over the next few months.Please see the attached PDF for more details 

Bridge Works at Gorebridge Main Street

From Monday 31st March 2014 Network Rail & their contractor, BAM will be undertaking works on the bridge from the Main Street leading to Station Road, Gorebridge for two weeks. During


The A7 will be closed for major construction of the Borders Railway from;Friday 8th Nov - A7 closed from 20:00hrs (Diversion through Gorebridge town centre) Saturday 9th Nov -

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