1600 homes set for Waterfront site

Published: 12 October 2018

Developers are to bring forward detailed plans for around 1,600 new homes at Edinburgh's Western Harbour site.

Forth Ports proposals to redevelop its Western Harbour site between Leith and Newhaven have moved forward as the updated development framework was approved by councillors.

Our proposal represents a major boost for the Leith economy and for Edinburgh as a whole...

Charles Hammond, Chief Executive, Forth Ports group

 

The new community will include a large park, a board-walk promenade and a new school. 

Forth Ports has submitted a funding bid to the Scottish Government for a loan to accelerate delivery of affordable housing at the waterfront site.

The new flats will range from three to eight stories high and each block will have its own surrounding green space built around a park...

Full story via Edinburgh Evening News

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