The proposals to deliver a sports centre on the existing site of the famous venue, built for Edinburgh’s hosting of the 1970 Commonwealth Games, will be considered by councillors alongside a masterplan application to develop surplus land adjacent to the new stadium.
Investing in Meadowbank is an investment in our city’s sporting infrastructure, and will provide the city with fantastic new facilities.Councillor Ian Campbel, Vice convener of Culture and Communities , The City of Edinburgh Council
The masterplan includes proposals for planning-in-principle for new housing, in support of the City of Edinburgh Council’s commitment to build 20,000 affordable homes within ten years.
June Peebles, chief executive of Edinburgh Leisure, said: “A huge amount of work, involving many interested parties, has taken place on the design and layout of the new Meadowbank to get us to this stage. The submission of the planning applications and the prospect of a brand new Meadowbank in 2020 is a hugely exciting one..."