City of Edinburgh Council



High-performance timber fire doors installed in Edinburgh tower

Working on behalf of the City of Edinburgh Council, Glasgow-based contractor CCG has successfully installed a range of brand new, high-performance timber fire doors to two towers in the centre of Leith.

Published 5 December 2019

Prospect unveils affordable housing plan for Morvenside

Prospect Community Housing has announced plans to build affordable housing in Morvenside.

Published 3 December 2019

Pirniehall pupils road test new play park at Pennywell Living

Local children in north Edinburgh can now enjoy playing together outdoors thanks to a new play park recently installed at Urban Union and the City of Edinburgh Council’s Pennywell Living development in Edinburgh.

Published 3 December 2019

Refurbished Edinburgh apartments offer home from home to hospital patients

Sixteen refurbished apartments in Sighthill are helping people to build meaningful lives at home following time spent at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital.

Published 6 November 2019

Work starts on new £5.4m specialist supported living scheme in Leith

Work has officially begun in Leith to bring new homes for local people living with disabilities.

Published 4 November 2019

Latest report on basic income feasibility published

Partners involved in exploring the feasibility of citizens basic income (CBI) pilots in Scotland have published an interim report into their findings.

Published 4 November 2019

Edinburgh Council releases road map for carbon neutrality by 2030

The City of Edinburgh Council has revealed its road map for achieving its target to establish the capital as carbon neutral by 2030.

Published 23 October 2019

Edinburgh council to host event to tackle homelessness

The City of Edinburgh Council is meeting with public and third sector partners from across the city today to work towards preventing homelessness and providing those who are homeless with a settled and permanent home.

Published 9 October 2019

Edinburgh councillors are urged to prioritise poverty and sustainability

Councillors in Edinburgh are being asked to prioritise poverty and sustainability as a means of improving residents’ wellbeing.

Published 7 October 2019

Edinburgh becomes first UK city to join global sustainability movement

Edinburgh has been announced as one of four cities to join a global movement of cities working towards sustainability, prosperity, inclusivity and resilience goals.

Published 1 October 2019

Council to take Edinburgh Marina planning reversal to Court of Session

The City of Edinburgh Council is to take legal action over the Scottish Government’s decision to approve a masterplan extension at Edinburgh Marina.

Published 27 September 2019

Colin Kenneth Rae joins Springfield Properties as new non-executive director

Colin Kenneth Rae, director of Homes for Scotland, has joined Springfield Properties as a new non-executive director with immediate effect.

Published 18 September 2019

Edinburgh residents move into Western Harbour homes

Edinburgh residents are now settling into their new affordable homes in the Western Harbour development.

Published 16 September 2019

Edinburgh housing developers urged to play part in carbon neutral pledge

Edinburgh Council's housing chief has warned that private housing developers must play their part in building sustainable homes to meet Edinburgh's aim of reaching carbon neutrality by 2030.

Published 3 September 2019

Kate Campbell: Council intervenes to ease pressures in private rented sector

Housing, homelessness and fair work convener, Cllr Kate Campbell, writes about how the City of Edinburgh Council is intervening to help those living in the private rented sector.

Published 29 August 2019