The development of 234 homes, called New Fountainbridge, is intended for rental with six ground-floor commercial units.
New Fountainbridge has been designed by Scottish-based 3DReid for Vastint Hospitality, its first residential project in the UK, and has been shaped around a network of streets, private courtyards and public and private garden spaces, guided by the local community’s desire to see more trees and green spaces within the city.
The homes will include duplex and single storey apartments, penthouses with roof terraces and three storey townhouses facing the canal towpath in a mix of studios, one, two and three-bedroom, each tailored to suit their particular aspect and location within the development.
While 95 car parking spaces are set to be provided, these are outnumbered nearly 6:1 by the 528 cycle spaces – all located underground in secure parking areas.
Our overarching objective is to create a high quality and lively place where people can live, work and enjoy their free time...Chris Jetten, Development Manager, Vastint Hospitality
At the heart of this scheme are 58 affordable homes of various house types for intermediate rent; these will be financed and managed by Vastint Hospitality. The development includes two new streets to connect Fountainbridge to the Union Canal...