Residential Opportunity: Skyliner, Ocean Drive

A prime 2.6 acre residential development site on a strong waterfront location. The potential to develop approx. 300 units subject to planning, PRS or private sale potential.

  • Site area approx. 1.05 hectares (2.6 acres) on a strong waterfront location.
  • Potential to develop approx. 300 units subject to planning.
  • PRS or For Sale product potential.

Edinburgh is an attractive and compact city with a rich history and thriving cultural scene. The city was voted as the Best Place to Live in the UK in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Edinburgh has the 2nd highest average wage rate in the UK.

The city has an outstanding transport and communications network which includes direct flights from Edinburgh Airport to over 120 destinations. The tram service which started operating in May 2014, is recommended to be expanded to create more routes around the city, including Leith.

Skyliner is located within Edinburgh’s vibrant area of Leith, approx. 3.5 miles to the north of the city centre. Surrounding land uses include residential, commercial, retail and civic. Five direct bus routes with frequent services to the city centre, every 8 minutes and it is only 15 minutes by car from the city centre. Potential tram extension with stop close to the site.

  • Ocean Terminal shopping centre in very close proximity
  • Home to Royal Yacht Britannia
  • Location of Leith Festival & Edinburgh Mela 

The Shore, Leith has been intensely redeveloped and regenerated since 1980's, and has become the focus of Leith’s vibrant bar and restaurant scene with the highest concentration of Michelin starred restaurants in Scotland.


To obtain further information about this development opportunity visit the dedicated development website or please contact: 

Will Scarlett, Director - Land, Development & Residential Investment

T: +44 (0) 131 624 9041 M: +44 (0) 7768 146 642


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