97 new homes for Waterfront Developement

Published: 02 August 2019

Work is set to start on affordable homes in a prime Leith location thanks to the efforts of three locally-based organisations.

The 82 high-spec apartment homes, located at the CALA Homes (East) Waterfront Plaza development, will be delivered in addition to 15 homes for discounted ‘Golden Share’ sale, 291 further private homes and 1500sq.m of flexible workspace units.

I’m delighted that such a prominent patch of land in Leith which has been brownfield for so long is finally getting a development our community can be proud of...

Cllr Adam McVey, Leader, City of Edinburgh Council

 

Half (41) of the affordable apartment homes will become social housing with the other half allocated for mid-market rent.

Craig Lynes, land director at CALA Homes (East): “We’re delighted to be playing our role in the provision of affordable homes in such a vibrant, exciting part of town.”

Jason Steele of the Cruden Group said: “Construction is now underway at Waterfront Plaza and we’re delighted to play an integral role in yet another important milestone towards achieving the Scottish Government’s target to deliver 50,000 affordable homes by 2021.”

Keith Anderson, chief executive of Port of Leith Housing Association, said: “We are looking forward to providing these high-quality, affordable homes which will breathe new life into this part of Leith and help to create a new community there...” 

Full story via Scottish Housing News

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