Muirhouse adds 64 new homes to Edinburgh site

Muirhouse BT EdinburghMuirhouse Housing Association (MHA) has completed its final phase of homes on the former BT training ground in Edinburgh.

The association has added a further 64 units to the 58 homes it completed in 2014.

The development is split between 62 general needs, amenity and wheelchair user properties for MHA, and 60 properties for mid market rent. The development includes a mix of one and two bedroom flats, traditional four in blocks, and large family houses.

Muirhouse BT Edinburgh1The development, by Springfield Properties, reached the finals of the national Premier Guarantee awards in 2014, and has high hopes for the same award for 2015. The development has been designed to high standards of quality and efficiency, and achieves Silver Standard for sustainability. The development includes gas central heating and electric air source heat pump systems, and solar panels are connected to the landlord supply.

A subsidiary company, Muirhouse Homes, was established in 2014 to introduce and manage the new tenure of mid market to the community.


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