Mactaggart & Mickel Homes lends a helping hand to spruce up cycling track

Mactaggart and Mickel Homes has taken part in a voluntary clean up to help improve a cycle path near one of its developments in Dalkeith.

Staff from the award winning family housebuilder, which promotes the Cycle to Work scheme, rolled up their sleeves to help local charity, Sustrans Scotland, spruce up the cycle path near the company’s Thornybank Green development. The workers got their hands dirty cutting back vegetation, scraping path edges, removing litter and widening paths.

Sustrans Scotland promote and coordinate over 2,000 miles of National Cycle Network in Scotland. The charity also works with communities to create safer and more attractive environments for walking and cycling. Support from companies like Mactaggart & Mickel Homes has allowed Sustrans Scotland to continue to improve the environment for local communities.

Ed Monaghan, chief executive of Mactaggart & Mickel Group said “As keen adopters of the Cycle to Work scheme we were eager to help Sustrans Scotland improve the cycle path near our Thornybank Green development for residents and the wider community.

“As a responsible family housebuilder we are always looking for ways to give back to the communities where we operate and committing volunteering time also allows our employees to get hands on. We hope the residents and community in Dalkeith enjoy their much improved cycle path.”

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