Waterfront consultation to begin next month

Published: 31 October 2018

A regeneration project planned for Edinburgh's Waterfront will begin a public consultation next month.

The first phase of the consultation for Granton will start on 8 November, with future events planned early next year. City of Edinburgh Council hopes to transform the area into a "new city quarter", including 4,000 new homes, services and retail.

It's an enormous area where we will build lots of the affordable homes that we desperately need in Edinburgh...a new place with a sense of identity where people want to live, work and spend time...

Kate Campbell, Convener, Housing and Economy Committee, The City of Edinburgh Council

 

It is hoped building could be completed within 15 years. Plans will be developed over the next six months, before being presented to the planning committee for approval as non-statutory guidance in spring 2019. Further events and drop-in sessions will be held as plans evolve in the coming years...

Full story via BBC News

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